Robert and family.
My deepest sympathy and prayers.
It is with deep sorrow and much love that the family of Brenda Marlene Macdonald (Chandler) announces her passing on October 16th, 2023 at the age of 79 years, at Blanch River Health, Kirkland
Brenda is survived by her loving husband and partner in life, Norman after 62 years of marriage. Her 3 children, Dean (Vicki), Robert (Angel) and Tammy. Her grandchildren, Becky, Daniel (Brianna), Alli and Hunter (MacKenzie). Her brother Roger (Linda), sister Jo-Anne (Garry). Her mother-in-law Dorothy, sisters-in-law, Eleanor (Jack), Flora (Al) and Gloria and many Cousins, Nieces and Nephews. A special mention to her life-long friend Gloria, her special friend Claire and all those who were part of her life and offered love and support.
Brenda is predeceased by her parents Stanley and Joyce and her father-in-law Bob (Robert).
The family would like to thank the Kirkland Lake staff at Extendicare, Blanch River Health, and Home and Community Care Support Services North East, for the excellent care and kind support they provided.
A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Timiskaming Funeral Cooperative – French Family Chapel (111 Burnside Dr., Kirkland Lake, ON.) followed by a Celebration of Life, date to be determined at a later time.
Robert and family.
My deepest sympathy and prayers.
We are so sorry for your loss. Brenda was a kind and gentle woman.
May your memories help to heal your broken hearts.
Sincerely Sonny and Annie Kmyta
So sad to hear of Brenda’s passing. I enjoyed Norm and Brenda’s company after we friends of Joanne matured enough to truly appreciate their company. Brenda was always so welcoming and happy to have her family around her. She will be so missed.
Please accept our sincere and heartfelt condolences for your loss…will always remember that infectious smile which brighten up every room she was in…May your pain be ease somewhat by cherishing all those wonderful memories you have…RIP Brenda
So sorry to hear of your loss. I worked for Brenda and Norm many many years ago, and became good friends. Lost track for years but always remember what a wonderful friend she was . My sympathies to your families. Sylvia (nee Reid).. Goodman.
We are so sorry to here about Brenda, and we send you our deepest condolences.
Stay strong at this time of sorrow.
Sincerely Blaine and Kathy Vernon
So sorry to hear of your loss
So sorry to hear the loss of Brenda, she was Special, so cherish all of her memories.
I was so sorry to hear of Mrs MacDonalds passing, my deepest condolences to Mr MacDonald her children and family. I remember her so well. She was such an amazing women. She had the heart and soul of an angel. She left a lasting impression on everyone she met. She will be dearly missed by all that new and loved her. Your all in my thoughts and prayers
Please accept our sincere sympathy for your loss. Brenda was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Her passing will be felt by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, now and in the days ahead.
Im sorry to here (mom Mrs Macdonald) passing away. I just found out. I feel so bad for Mr Macdonald and kids.
I have nothing but the fondest of memories i was younger and moved away for work.
She was a amazing woman always joking or giving advice.
The nicest of couple could always see the love and connection.
You couldn’t possibly meet a nicer woman.
I’m sorry for her passing i wish the entire family my deepest regrets.
So sorry to hear of Brenda's passing.
Condolences to you Norman and all your family.
So sorry for your loss Prayers for all of you
Doug and I send heartfelt condolences in your loss of sweet Brenda.
Norm, I have no doubt she is missing you too. ️
Lynn and Doug Elliott
Our heart felt condolences on the loss of Brenda. She was a one of a kind lady. Good Memories . Keeping you all in our Prayers.
My heart goes out to all of you. I will cherish all my memories of Brenda which are a lot…her kindness, caring of others, her laugh and all her stories about growing up with my mom and dad. Brenda was not just a great friend she was our family too. Norm, Dean, Rob, and Tammy great big hugs. Your wife and your mom was a very beautiful lady in every way possible.
Love you my beautiful Brenda. It was my pleasure to have been in your life. You will be missed. Prayers to all
To my life long friend Brenda
As i sit here remembering both good and hard times we have shared it brings tears running down my cheeks. No one deserves to suffer with that horrible disease called Alzheimer's. Your suffering is over now and you can rest in peace Brenda.I will miss you and the friendship since childhood.
Norman and I will struggle on without you and Willie until we meet again.
Your true friend Gloria.
I struggle to find the words through my tears to express the passing of my beautiful friend Brenda ️
Through time the memories will carry us through and our hearts will always be thankful for the time we shared with Brenda .
Love to you all ️
Sue Knight & family
My condolences, Norm... I do remember your wife, she was a very nice lady... May she rest in peace
Ron and I send our sincere condolences and prayers to you and your family at this very sad time. Please cherish the wonderful memories of this special lady
Ron and Tina
Sincere condolences on your loss . My thoughts are with the family. Rest easy Brenda.
She was such a wonderful neighbour! The kids still talk about both of you. My heart is with you and your family.
Rest in peace Brenda
We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Brenda. Please accept our heartfelt condolences during this difficult time. May you find strength and comfort in the cherished memories you shared together.
Bernice Ross-jolicoeur, Shannon and Bob Galarneau
So sorry for your loss. Doug and Lorraine
Sorry to hear of your loss and condolences to the family
I will miss my special cousin that I grew up with at numerous family get togethers ranging from Christmas get togethers to many outdoor activities . She and Norm helped and looked out for my parents over so many years whether doing Dads income tax or having them over for a meal or just checking up on them .Norm and Brenda had a marriage of true love and devotion a tribute to their respect for each other .
May we all remember the wonderful memories to help us thru the loss of one we loved
SO very sorry for your loss of your Dear Brenda. Heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Thinking of you at this very difficult time. Rest in Peace Brenda.
So sorry for your loss, i didnt know brenda real well or very long, but the times i met her with norm at your mother dorthy's when I did home help there. She was such a joy to visit woth and your mother. My sincere condolences to you norm and family
Very sorry to learn of Brenda's passing. Please accept our sincere sympathy.