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Archibald Macdonell

MacDONELL, Archibald - Mr. Archibald MacDonell UEL, of Williamstown (Glen Road), peacefully at the Maxville Manor with his wife and family by his side, on Monday February 4, 2019 at the age of 93 years. Beloved husband of Isabel MacDonell (née MacDonald), formerly of St. Raphael’s. Predeceased by his parents Jerome (Archie Roy McDonell) and Florence (Alan Peter DD McDonald). Dear brother of Gertrude MacDonell. Beloved father of Hugh Charles (Sandra Murray), Cathy (Jim McManaman), Jerome (Patricia Wheeler) and Roy. Cherished grandfather of Andrew, Lindy, Allister, Michael and Hannah. Predeceased by his siblings Isobel Redmond (late Jim), Alan MacDonell (late Patricia), and Alison MacPhee (late John). Archibald farmed on a bi-centennial farm. He was active in Municipal politics and a builder and promoter of South Glengarry and S.D & G. He will be remembered for his contribution to Glengarry’s rich history and Clans genealogy. Resting at the WILSON FUNERAL HOME 822 Pitt Street, where visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-5 & 7-9 PM, and Friday 9- 10 AM. The Mass of the Resurrection with Commendation and Farewell will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Williamstown on Friday February 8, 2019 at 11:00 AM. Rite of Committal at a later date in St. Mary’s Parish Cemetery. If so desired contributions in his memory to The Maxville Manor or a Glengarry County Charity would be appreciated by the family. Online messages of condolence may be made in the obituary section of: 13324571
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Isabel and Family
Posted by Jim & Margie (Neighbour and Friends) On Sunday, February 10, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to you and family.

Archibald made a huge contribution to our community as Mayor, Warden, President of Williamstown Fair, volunteer and Glengarry historian. My dad often talked of how he enjoyed his time on County Council with him. He will be missed.

Our comdolences
Posted by Lorraine and Peter Van Loon (Friends) On Thursday, February 7, 2019
Our deepest sympathies to Isabel and the family. Archibald was a true gentleman. I remember my father talking very fondly of him. Our prayers are with you all.
Jerome & family
Posted by Ann Marie & David MacMillan (Friend) On Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Our condolences to you and your family. He was a great historian for this area and will certainly be missed!
Posted by KAY WARDEN (Friend) On Tuesday, February 5, 2019
A wonderful man gone to condolences to all the family

Posted by Terry & Denise Brownell (Friend of Family) On Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Jerome, Trish and family, sorry for your loss, you have our deepest sympathies.

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