James D. McDonald

Birth Date: 
Thursday, March 11, 1948
Date of Passing: 
Sunday, November 15, 2020

WOOSTER – James D. McDonald, 72, of Wooster passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Wooster Community Hospital.

He was born March 11, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York the son of John and Madeline Cox McDonald. 

He retired as a Supervisor with the U.S. Postal Service in Babylon, New York and had also worked with Veterans at the VA in New York.  James loved Notre Dame, The New York Giants, The New York Mets and Ohio State sports.  He had many friends from Long Island, New York all the way to Ohio. He had recently become a member of the Wooster Elks Lodge #1346.

He proudly served his country with the US Army during the Vietnam War earning two Purple Hearts.

Surviving are his wife, Karen Stoll McDonald; children Jennifer, Kimberly, Meghan and James; step-children Kristen and Michael; many grandchildren and step-grandchildren; siblings Terri, Tommy, Lynn, Ellen, Joan, Danny and Barbara; many brother and sister-in-laws; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Johnny.

There will be no calling hours or funeral services.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project, 600 River Ave., Ste. 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleekcom.

Memorial Contributions: 

Wounded Warrior Project, 600 River Ave., Ste 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Visitation: 

No calling hours

Service: 

No services

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I had the Pleasure of knowing James through the Elks he was truly an amazing guy like to joke around and have some good stories Will miss seeing and talking to him and his wife sorry for your loss

Jim you were a wonderful brother in law and friend. We shared so many good times with you and Karen. Our hearts are broken. You will be remembered and loved always. Karen we know how much you love him and we will be there for you every day of our lives.
Love Always,
Maureen & Bill

Our deepest sympathize to the entire McDonald family.

I am deeply saddened to hear of Jim’s passing. I really enjoyed being his barber. He always made me smile and laugh. He was kind and generous. He always at the end of his haircut said, “Oh, now I’m
a GORGEOUS man.” He will be missed.

I am deeply saddened to hear of Jim’s passing. I really enjoyed being his barber. He always made me smile and laugh. He was kind and generous. He always at the end of his haircut said, “Oh, now I’m
a GORGEOUS man.” He will be missed. Terribly sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family for strength and healing.

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