John Frederick "Fred" MacDonald
1941 - 2022
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Service Time
10:00 AM
Service Location
St. Andrew's United Church, 55 King Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
June 18, 2022
Burial Location
Old Barns Cemetery
Requested Charity
Charity of Choice
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John Frederick "Fred" MacDonald - 80, Townsview Estates, Truro, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 11, 2022 at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Moncton, he was the son of the late Donald H. and Marjorie E. (Smith) MacDonald.

He moved to Truro with his family in the early 1950s. He attended Halifax School for the Blind and later worked at Colchester Regional Hospital for a few years. He enjoyed music and played piano by ear for fellow residents at Townsview Estates and St. Andrew’s United Church where he was a member.

Fred is survived by his sister, Mary Louise Orphey and brother-in-law, Robert D. Orphey, La Jolla, California and his extended family at Townsview Estates.

Funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, June 18, 2022, at St. Andrew’s United Church, 55 King Street, Truro, Reverend Shannon MacLean officiating. Interment in Old Barns Cemetery. If so desired, donations in Fred’s memory to a charity of choice are welcomed.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Fred’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: