Bruce Paterson McDonald

August 24, 1953  –  December 1, 2017

It is with profound sadness, that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Bruce, at home on December 1, 2017.  Bruce leaves to mourn, his wife Wilma of 44 years, daughter Christie (Jason) Hooper, granddaughters Kaitlin and Lauren, siblings; Allan McDonald, Ron McDonald (Sheila Hughson), and Heather (Don) Aubin.  Also mourning his passing are Harry (Karen) Woelinga, Gerald (Laurie) Woelinga, and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Bruce was predeceased by his parents Gilbert (1991), and Maxine (2016), sons William (1982), and David (2015), brother Wayne (2014), and sister-in-law Phyllis (2008).

Bruce will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved him.

Viewing and Memorial service to take place on December 9th, 2017 at Gateway Alliance Church, 13931 – 140 street. Viewing to take place from 2:30 – 3:30pm and Memorial Service to take place from 3:30 – 4:30pm.

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  1. My deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. May you find peace in the love of those who surround you.

  2. Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family Wilma. May his wonderful memories give you strength in the days to come. Maggie & Ken Ryl

  3. Melodie Bradley :

    Wilma, we are so very sorry for your loss. Treasure your memories. Take care. Melodie and Glenn Bradley

  4. Dear Wilma,
    My deepest condolences at the sudden loss of your husband, Bruce. May all the beautiful memories be a blessing to you and bring you comfort during this difficult time.
    With sincere sympathy, Karen Funk

  5. EJ and Dennis Pommen :

    Wilma and Family:
    We just learned of Bruce’s passing and we are sending you our sincere sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    EJ and Dennis Pommen ♥️

  6. I’m sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing. He was a nice guy with a great sense of humor.
    I worked with him at the City of Edmonton.
    I’m sure he will be deeply missed. Cherish the memories.

  7. Rod and Betty Sveinson :

    Wilma: It is with deep regret and disbelief that I write this message of condolence on behalf of Rod and I. We were shocked to hear of Bruce’s passing as we had just shared words with Bruce a day or two before. Bruce was busy with his favorite pastime of making sausage. We were looking so forward to visiting with you and Bruce, Wilma, to share some Christmas cheer but sadly that did not happen.
    Bruce was a kind and wonderful man who will not only be missed by you but by all of the many dear friends he has met over the years who have thought the world of him.
    Christie: There are no words to express the sorrow and grief that you must be going through on the loss of your dear father and grandfather to your children.
    Wilma and Christie: May you take comfort in knowing that he is now at peace, with those departed loved ones that has been missing and longing to see.

    Our deepest sympathies Rod and Betty Sveinson

  8. Lucy Czaplinski :

    I will miss our talks Bruce.
    My condolences to Wilma and family. He will be dearly missed.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  9. So sorry to hear about Bruce’s sudden passing. Judy and I send our thoughts and prayers to Wilma and Christie.

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