Coral Yvonne MacDonald (nee Sahara) of Okotoks, passed away peacefully at home on the farm on Monday, May 8, 2006.
In 1946, Coral graduated from the Holy Cross School of Nursing in Calgary. She had a natural ability to help and care for others; donating much of her time within the health care industry by aiding in the setting up of the Lady’s Hospital Auxiliaries throughout Alberta. In recognition of her contributions, she received the silver and gold Queen Jubilee medals. Coral always held an interest in political issues and remained politically active throughout her life.
Coral is survived by her four children and their spouses; one daughter-in-law; and one sister-in-law; fifteen grandchildren; and certain special friends. She was predeceased by her husband Dr. W.J. MacDonald; her parents; and her brother. She will be fondly remembered by her family, colleagues and numerous friends as a very special and unique woman who touched the lives of many.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, May 18, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Foothills Country Hospice Society, P.O. Box 274, Okotoks, AB T2S 1A5 Telephone: (403) 995-4673.
In living memory of Coral MacDonald, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences