OBITUARY: Mildred L. (Melanson) McDonald, 90

WILMINGTON, MA — Mildred  L. (Melanson) McDonald, age 90, of Wilmington, formerly of North Reading and Reading, died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 17, 2016, at the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. McDonald.

Born in Reading, MA on July 4, 1926. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Elsie (White) Melanson. Mildred was raised and attended school in Reading and has been a resident of Wilmington for the past 30 years. She was a homemaker and was dedicated to her family.

Family members include her loving son, Robert J. McDonald and his wife Sylvia of Wilmington; grandchildren, Stacey Goodwin of Wilmington and Robert E. McDonald of New Zealand; great grandchildren, Sean Goodwin of Wilmington and Zachery and Chloe McDonald of New Zealand.

Funeral services will be private and are under the direction of the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading.

Mildred MacDonald

(NOTE: The above obituary is from the Croswell Funeral Home.)

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