Daniel Joseph MacDonald, age 84, of Hudson, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022. Dan is the beloved husband of Martha (nee Brunner); loving father of Mary Elizabeth “Beth” (Robert) Roussel, Christopher William (Rhonda) MacDonald and the late Daniel Patrick MacDonald; cherished grandfather of Mallory & Ellen Roussel, Cohen MacDonald and Gwen & Devin MacDonald; dear brother of James Edward (Irene) MacDonald. Dan grew up in Muncie, Indiana, and graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1960. After college, Dan proudly served his country in the U.S. Army before he met Martha in New York City. They married in 1966 and started their family in Chicago. Dan had a successful sales and management career in the automotive coatings industry and enjoyed dividing his retirement time between Ohio and Marco Island, Florida.
Throughout his life, Dan was active in a variety of organizations, both social and philanthropic. He was a member of the Ohio State and St. Brendan’s Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, serving as State President in 2001-2003 and two terms as Division President. Also was chairman of the long-running Riverside Irish Festival in Cuyahoga Falls, the St. Mary Men’s Club and the Sorin Society of Notre Dame. Dan was devoted to God, country, family, and Notre Dame.
Private interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society: https://mssociety.donordrive.com/campaign/MacDonald-Family.
Obituary Courtesy of Chambers Funeral Homes
February 1, 1928 – December 2, 2022
SARA McLAUGHLIN (nee Boyle) age 94. Native of Dookinella, Achill, County Mayo, Ireland. Beloved wife of the late Michael; mother of John (Marybeth), Kevin (Alexis) and the late Maureen; grandmother of Brendan (Jill), Margaret Schade (Michael), Sean (Margaret), Colin (Maria), Maura Scurfield (John), Daniel, Brian and Evie; great-grandmother of Patrick, Connor, Madison, Jo Ann, Francis, Maeve and Kiera; sister of the late Sheila Brown, Mary Deverve, Charlie and Hughie. Passed away Dec. 2, 2022.