BELMONT — Sandra Ann MacDonald, 66, of 27 Juniper Drive, died at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass. on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.
Mrs. MacDonald was born May 22, 1947 in Plymouth, N.H., the daughter of Lucille M. (Morse) Batchelder. She had been a resident of Belmont for forty-six years and had been employed at the Laconia Citizen for several years before retiring twenty years ago.
Sandy loved the sun. She loved to sit by the pool or on the beach at the ocean. She loved to go to Old Orchard for pizza and fries and the Homestead for a good meal. More than anything, Sandy loved and adored her family. She would light up with pride when talking about her husband, Clyde, and son, Randy. She had a heart of gold and a giving spirit. She was kind beyond compare and will be missed beyond words. She loved animals and will be greatly missed by Stella, Story, Fluffy and LuLu.
Survivors include her husband of forty-seven years, Clyde MacDonald, of Belmont; a son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Sandie MacDonald, of Alton; three grandchildren, Abigail Drouin, Zachary Drouin and Cameron Drouin, all of Alton; her mother, Lucille M. Batchelder, of Franklin and numerous nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. She was predeceased by her stepfather, Stanley Batchelder, and by her brother, John Dionne, and sister, Marie Dionne McCrea.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish-St. Joseph Church, 30 Church St., Laconia, N.H.
Burial will follow in the family lot at Union Cemetery, Academy Street, Laconia, N.H.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbean.com.