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MacDonald; Leslie Garfield

Posted By Obits On December 15, 2017 @ 11:30 am In Obituaries | 29 Comments

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MacDONALD – Leslie Garfield, 77, of Halifax, passed away peacefully in VG Site, QEII Hospital, Halifax, on Thursday, December 14, 2017.
Born in Liverpool, he was a son of the late Leslie and Viola (Smith) MacDonald.
Garfield lived his early years in St. Catherine’s River and moved to Halifax where he began his working career with Fairbanks Morse as a clerk then he went to Atlantic Sugar and was in sales for Lowneys. He retired from his working career while he was in the Purchasing Department at the former Victoria General Hospital. Garfield enjoyed playing music, reading car books and magazines and was a proud member of the Clan Donald.
Garfield is survived by his sister Pearle (Harold) Leslie of Port Mouton; his brother Phillip (Barbara) of Port Joli. His niece Heather (Wayne) Wolfe, nephews Tracy (Michelle) MacDonald, Todd (Tanya) Leslie, Adam Leslie, Great nieces Grace MacDonald, Lauren, Addison, and Bree Leslie, Great nephews, Eric MacDonald, Travis (Kayleigh) Wolfe and Kevin (Kaitlin) Wolfe. Great great nieces Serenity Wolfe and Summer Wolfe. His step son Jason and his step daughter Melanie, whom Garfield loved as his own. Jason willingly became Garfield’s caregiver during his illness and helped him during his many daily struggles.
Besides his parents, Garfield was predeceased by his wife, the love of his life, Norma (Croft) MacDonald.
Visitation will be Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 7 until 9 p.m. in Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Funeral service will be held Monday, December 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Reverend Cherry Workman officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Liverpool. No flowers by request, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com

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Condolence from Gordon & Wendy MacAdams on December 15th, 2017 2:01 pm

Pearle, Philip and families

We were so sorry to hear of Garfield’s passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts at this difficult time. Take care

Condolence from John & Peggy Whynot on December 15th, 2017 3:09 pm

Phillip & Barbara and Pearle & Hal and Families:
We are so sorry for your loss and are thinking of you with heartfelt sympathy at this sad time.

Condolence from Terri Longmire on December 15th, 2017 3:29 pm

Pearl, Hal, Phillip, Barbara, and the rest of Garfield’s family

So Sorry to hear of Garfield’s passing. Condolences to you at this very sad time.

Condolence from Terri and Brad Longmire on December 15th, 2017 3:40 pm

Heather and family:

I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Garfield’s passing. You told me so many stories about Garfield that I thought he lived right in our community. I know you loved him very much and will miss him very much. My heart goes out to you. Hugs to you and the rest of the family.

Condolence from robert huskins on December 15th, 2017 5:18 pm

McDonald family

Sorry to here of garfields passing

Robert,Jean Huskins

Condolence from Sherry MacDonald on December 15th, 2017 6:04 pm

To all of Garfield’s family, so sorry for your loss, may he rest in peace.

Condolence from Colleen ,Timothy and June on December 15th, 2017 6:15 pm

Dear Pearl, Phillip and Family;
Sending prayers and condolences to you and family in the loss of your brother Garfield .May you be comforted in your fond memories of your brother and Uncle.
Rest in peace Garfield .

Condolence from Georgina and Laurie Naugler on December 15th, 2017 7:11 pm

Our deepest sympathy is extended to Phillip, Barbara, Pearle, Hal and their families. Garfield was so very fortunate to have Jason attend to his many needs during his illness. He will be greatly missed. He is now at peace.The family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Cathie Pearl–Wentzell on December 15th, 2017 7:34 pm

Pearl and fsmily,

So sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Gary, Sandra, Heather , Chris and family on December 15th, 2017 9:40 pm

Sorry to hear the news
Thoughts and prayers go out to the families.

Condolence from Philip and Holly Smith on December 15th, 2017 11:23 pm

Pearl, Philip, and families,
So sorry to read of the loss of your brother. Thinking of you all as you say goodbye.
Holly and Philip Smith

Condolence from Walter & Noreen MacDonald on December 16th, 2017 7:21 am

Phillip, Pearle & Families: Walter & I would like to extend our sincere condolences on the passing of Garfield.

Condolence from Ruby Lacroix on December 16th, 2017 10:34 am

So sorry for you loss, I am so glad I was able to spend some time with Garfield over the last little while,His pain is gone now and he is with Norma,

I am sorry I will not be able to attend the service but my thoughts and prayers will be there with him and the family

Condolence from Donna Mason on December 16th, 2017 6:21 pm

Pearle and family
So sorry to hear of Garfields passing,I know how much you loved your brother and how kind you were to him. I still remember Garfied and Norma kindly driving me home on weekends from nurses training. My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Hugs Donna

Condolence from Susan Dean on December 16th, 2017 11:58 pm

To the family: So sorry to hear of Garfields passing. Thinking of you. Susan Dean

Condolence from Leon & Norma Robertson on December 17th, 2017 10:30 am

Sorry to hear Garfield passed away. WE have been friends for years from when we were little kids. We biked alot together even as far as Liverpool from Port Joli. And continued to be good friends Both Norma and Garfield in our adult life.
. Having talked on the phone often. Last time we talked was 2 weeks ago.RIP Garfield.

Condolence from Joyce and John Bolivar on December 17th, 2017 10:42 am

Thinking of you all in the loss of your brother and uncle.

Condolence from Clark and Sandra Hebb on December 17th, 2017 2:58 pm

To Phillip MacDonald and family so sorry to hear of the loss of your Brother , our thoughts and prayers go out to you in you’re time of sorrow

Condolence from Bella and Jordan Oickle on December 17th, 2017 6:48 pm

Pearl and Harold ,so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Bella and Jordan Oickle on December 17th, 2017 6:50 pm

To Garfield family ,Our thoughts and prayers are with you all .So sorry for your loss .

Condolence from Frank and Margaret McCarthy on December 17th, 2017 8:22 pm

To the family of Garfield MacDonald
Although we do not know you personally, Frank spent a lot of time with Garfield on the telephone and taking him to his many appointments and therapies. It is sad that he suffered so much, but he is now at peace.
Please accept our sincere sympathy.

Frank and Margaret McCarthy

Condolence from Bob and Carolyn Smith on December 17th, 2017 8:36 pm

Bob and Carolyn Smith

To Phillip and Pearle and your families we extend our sympathies at you time of loss.

Condolence from Valerie Conrad on December 17th, 2017 9:30 pm

Pearls and family -So sorry to hear of your brother’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers,

Condolence from marilyn and fred clarke on December 18th, 2017 1:20 pm

MacDonald Family:
So very sorry to read of Garfield’s passing. I went to school with him and always considered him a friend. He was such a nice guy. Sorry to hear he had a long & difficult illness at the end.
RIP Garfield.

Condolence from Gloria and Lewis Corkum on December 18th, 2017 3:14 pm

So sorry to hear of Garfield”s passing. Whenever I think of Garfield I remember him and dad playing guitar. I will never forget the great times of his visits. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from daniel huskins on December 20th, 2017 8:29 am

To all of Garfields family,,

I am so saddened to see this,, my thoughts and heart go out to all of you,, I will always remember Garfield in his red mustang gt..He was a extremly nice man who loved cars and family. Again I am so sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Cathleen and Paul Seamone on December 22nd, 2017 6:05 pm

Hello Friends, sorry for your loss Our heartfelt sympathy to you Pearle and Hal, and the rest of the family. Kind Regards Paul and Cathleen Seamone

Condolence from Jami & Paul Fay on December 26th, 2017 2:22 pm

Pearle, Hal and Family:
So sorry to learn of Garfield’s passing. Our deepest condolences to you at this very difficult time. We’ll send prayers your way.

Condolence from Angela Wilson on April 23rd, 2018 10:07 am

Hello family. I just found out this morning after being able to get a hold of Jason, of dear Garfield’s passing. I am sorry I missed the funeral service. I am so glad that Garfield is at peace now and with the love of his life, dear Norma. I have fond memories of both of them. Lots of happy occasions. Lots of laughs. Lots of great meals together. I will light a candle for dear Garfield today. Angie and Rachel

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