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Thursday September 1st, 2016
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Eva M. McDonald

LISBON-Funeral services for Eva M. McDonald, 88, of Lisbon will be held on Friday, September 2, 2016 at the LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with Rev. David Norman officiating.   Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, Eel Weir.   A visitation will be held on Thursday September 1, 2016 from 5-8 P.M. at the LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, Ogdensburg.   Mrs. McDonald died on August 29, 2016 at the Riverledge Nursing Home following a long illness.   

Arrangements are under the direction of LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home located at 324 New York Avenue, Ogdensburg.

Eva M. McDonald was born on April 12, 1928 in the Town of Oswegatchie, she is the daughter of the late Earl and Irene (Durham) Finley.  She attended local country schools and Ogdensburg Free Academy.  On June 16, 1949 she married Donald A. McDonald at the Pilgrim Holiness Church in Ogdensburg, Mr. McDonald died on December 27, 2010.  She was a member of the Morley Wesleyan Church, a leader in the 4H Club and loved reading and sewing, during her time at the nursing home she enjoyed doing puzzles.   She loved her family and her greatest joy in her life was seeing to their well-being.

She is survived by her sons Robert McDonald and his wife Patrice of Lisbon, David McDonald and his wife Charlene of Colton and Paul McDonald and his wife Gladys of Palmdale, CA.   She is survived by her daughters; Janet Livingston and her husband Jay of Lisbon.  She is survived by her brothers; Gerald Finley and his wife Lynne of Syracuse and Maynard Finley and his wife Jean of Ogdensburg.   She is survived by her sisters; Viola Gilson of Dekalb Junction and Ella Finley of Ogdensburg.   

She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Donald McDonald, her son; Duane McDonald, her daughter; Denise Burrows, her brothers; Claude and Robert Finley and her sisters; Dorothy Finley and Doris Johnston.


Donations in Eva’s memory may be made to the Morley Volunteer Fire Department 7220 County Rd 27, Canton, NY 13617

Online condolences may be made at www.LaRuePitcher.com.  

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So sorry for all the family as you lose Mom and Grandmother, but happy we know where she is, in Heaven with her Lord and Saviour. She is while and well and rejoicing around the Throne, what a wonderful picture today as life here continues without her. Praying for you all...

Joe and Kim Trivilino Sep 3 2016 12:00 AM

Very sorry for the loss of your mother. My mother, Ellen Simmons always speaks well of your mother and the Finley family. Healing Blessings to each of you as you recall the life and work of your mother. What a comfort to believe that she is able to Worship God perfectly in heaven now.

Rena Inez Sep 2 2016 12:00 AM

Janet, Jay and family -- We are very sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this most difficult time. Anne

Anne & Don Duncan Sep 1 2016 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss. Hold on to your memories and she will never be forgotten. Eva was a sweet lady. Thinking of you all.

Tom and Dawn Dawley Latimer Sep 1 2016 12:00 AM

Eva was an amazing lady. she is truly sadly missed.
my deepest sympathy to her loved ones.

Missy Knight Sep 1 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eva McDonald

your friends from riverledge Sep 1 2016 12:00 AM

Praying for Eva's family and thanking God for a life well lived and praising God for heaven as Eva's final destination!
In Christ's love,
Floyd & Esther McCallum

Carterville, IL Aug 31 2016 12:00 AM

Praying the God of all Peace will send comfort and help to Eva's loved ones in this time of bitter sweetness. Losing a loved one hurts but the fact that she has Jesus in her heart, has a home in heaven and now will spend eternity with Jesus and those who went on before her, takes the sting out.

Paul and Sue Robar

Paul and Sue Robar Aug 31 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eva McDonald

Donna and Vic Aug 31 2016 12:00 AM

Janet, Jay and Family
Sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Keep your memories close. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Melinda & Eric Miller Aug 31 2016 12:00 AM

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