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John F. McDonald

September 29, 1950 ~ March 17, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old


John F. McDonald, 72, a Methuen, MA, resident for over 27 years, peacefully passed away at Cedar View Rehab and Nursing Home on March 17, 2023. Born on September 29, 1950, he was the son of the late John and Marie (MacNeal) McDonald.

A veteran in the U.S. Air Force, John was an employee of Philips Medical for over 35 years. He had a great passion for reading, photography, and spending time with his family.

John was the beloved husband of Ann Marie (Croft) McDonald with whom he celebrated their 36th wedding anniversary last June. He was the loving father of Raymond McDonald and his wife Kendra of Holly Springs, NC, and Carolyn Mc Caigue of Tewksbury; the devoted grandfather of Austin and Kayla Mc Caigue, Kailah, Jake, and Kelsey McDonald. He is also survived by his brother, Michael McDonald and his wife Danise, as well as several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to Disabled American Veterans at

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street, Methuen. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2023, at 11:00 AM at St. Lucy Parish, 254 Merrimack Street, Methuen. Burial will be held on Friday, March 24, 2023, at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Cemetery, 990 LaGrange Street, West Roxbury, MA.


March 22, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cataudella Funeral Home
126 Pleasant Valley Street
Methuen, MA 01844

March 23, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Lucy Church
254 Merrimack Street
Methuen, MA 01844


St. Joseph Cemetery
990 LaGrange Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132


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