Obituaries

Paul MacDonald

March 3rd, 2019

Paul MacDonald, age 70, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2019, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington.

Paul was born on February 22, 1949, in Natick, MA; he was the dear son of the late Austin and Lorraine MacDonald and a graduate of Rindge Technical High School in Cambridge.

Paul married Linda Bombard in 1970; the couple lived in Billerica for several years before making their home in Wilmington in 1977 where they raised two wonderful children.

Paul had a passion for restoring antique cars and enjoyed going to car shows. His other talents included woodworking and model making. Paul loved to travel with family and friends and he looked forward to the many camping trips they took throughout the years.

Paul will be remembered as a loving, kind guy with a playful nature and huge heart; he loved his family and friends unconditionally and will forever be in their hearts.

Paul was the beloved husband of Linda A. (Bombard) MacDonald, devoted father of Keith MacDonald and his wife Christina of Amherst, NH and Beth MacDonald of Billerica, loving “Grampy” of Kailyn MacDonald. Dear son of the late Austin and Lorraine (Barnicle) MacDonald, brother of the late Peter MacDonald. Paul is also survived by his mother-in-law Leona Bombard as well as a large extended family of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and many dear friends.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Wednesday, March 6th for Visiting Hours from 4:00-6:00 p.m. immediately followed by a Prayer Service at 6:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Waltham, MA 02451.

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8 Entries in Guest Book for “Paul MacDonald”

  1. Carol & Hugh Mitchell says:

    Linda and Family, so sorry for you loss, Prayers and love beening sent your way????????????????????

  2. Margie & Bob Poirier says:

    Linda, we were deeply saddened to hear of Paul’s passing. Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family.

  3. Brian Leblanc of cambridge says:

    Im sorry to hear of my old friend and former work buddie Paul.He was a great friend growing up in Cambridge with me at Longfellow school.So sorry for your loss linda and the kids.

  4. Tom Jrolf says:

    Very sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. I worked with Paul for many years at Lewis/Boyle. He was a great guy. Always had a smile on his face.

  5. Lorna (Weatherbee) Rowe says:

    Sorry to hear the sad news for your family. Keep fond memories flowing and he will live on in those moments. God bless.

  6. Kelly Arsenault says:

    I’m so very sorry for your loss.

  7. Karen Crescentini Ryan says:

    I was sadden to hear about Paul’s passing. He was such a kind man and a friend to my son Shaun. Wishing Linda, Keith and Beth the fondest of memories and know your thought of at this difficult time.
    My memories of his love for cars, camping and what a great Dad he was will always be in my memory. RIP

  8. rick hawley says:

    I’m very sad to hear of Paul’s passing. Paul and i worked in the same industry for years as competitors. Paul’s knowledge and integrity were widely known but most importantly Paul was such a wonderful person. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all, remember the good times.

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