Douglas J. MacDonald of Branford died Tuesday September 4, 2018 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Darcy Maher MacDonald.
Doug was born in New Haven April 1, 1952, son of the late John and June Harra MacDonald. He had owned his own landscape business, MacDonald’s Lawn Care from 1989-1999. He also worked at Advanced Development in Guilford for many years until retiring. Doug loved the outdoors, camping, hiking, fishing. He also played guitar in local bands. He was a longtime friend of Bill W.
Besides Darcy, Doug is survived by his daughter Wisteria MacDonald of Branford; his sister Kathleen (Mike) Pratt of Guilford and his brother John MacDonald (Douglas James) of New York, NY, his brothers in law James Maher (Ronna) and Matt Maher (Michelle), and his sisters in law Adrian and Linda MacDonald. He was also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Walter, Henry, Robert and Ann MacDonald.
A visitation will be held Friday September 14th from 3:00 - 7:00 PM at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford. A memorial service will be held Saturday September 15th at 11:00 at the First Congregational Church of Branford. After the memorial service there will be a reception at the Italian-American Club, Hamre Lane, Branford.
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