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Wayne MacDonald


Wayne MacDonald

 R. Wayne MacDonald  age 71  of Woodburn, Pictou Co. passed away on Saturday March 16th ,2019 in the Aberdeen Hospital ,New Glasgow.

Born in New Glasgow ,he was a son of the late Ellsworth and Mae (MacLaren) MacDonald of Egerton.

Wayne was a retired employee of Scott Maritimes  .  Wayne was one of the founding members of the Pictou County  Senior Rugby Club and was inducted into the Pictou County Sports Hall of Fame.  Rugby provided Wayne with global travel and lifelong friendships  .  Wayne  enjoyed  his many hours  spent  on  the Lady Mae on  Northumberland Strait . An avid gardener, his vegetable and flower beds were his pride and joy.

Surviving are his wife Charlotte and his sidekick Scooby

 His siblings ; Lewie (Dorothy)  , Roy(Darlene) ,Sheila MacLellan  , Vera(Chuck) Roberts  , Blake (Terri)  ,Glen (Lori)  all of Pictou County

30 nieces and nephews ,  also  a sister-in-law Peggy (Ivan) MacLeod  of Truro  and a brother-in-law Sonny Plumb of Bellville ,Ont.

Wayne was predeceased by sisters Brenda Moriarty  ,Patsy Smith , Doreen Hill ,Willena MacDonald  and a nephew Winston Hill.

The family will receive visitors from 2-4 and7-9 P.M. on Tuesday in the H.W.Angus Funeral Home ,256 King St. ,New Glasgow. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 A.M. from St. Andrews Presbyterian Church , New Glasgow with Rev. Dr. Joon Ki Kim  officiating. Spring burial will take in the Garden of Eden Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Wayne may be made to the Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary or to a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to

Service Date
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Service Time
Service Location
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church , New Glasgow

Tuesday March 19th ,2019
Visitation Time
2-4 &7-9 P.M.
Visitation Location
H.W.Angus Funeral Home

Burial Date
spring burial
Burial Location
Garden of Eden Cemetery

Requested Charity
Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary or to a charity of one's choice