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“To McDonald Family. I know you lost someone dear to you. The best gift as you go through this painful time. Stay prayerful, Connected and to...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Portia Washington

“I'm so sorry to hear that Dr. Liz has passed away. I remember her so fondly from my childhood. She was always kind and gentle. I remember many...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Sheryl McElroy Haselton

“We were so sorry to hear of Betty's passing. We and the choir have been missing her since she and Leo left Lynn for Plymouth. She was so much fun to...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: John Kobuszewski

“Dr. Leo, Nancy and family: we were saddened to read of Elizabeth's passing. We could always count on the expert care of the Doctors MacDonald for...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Tom & Joyce Rooney

“So sorry to hear of Dr. MacDonald's passing. She was the pediatrician for our daughter when we lived in Lynn and was wonderful. It was surprising...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Donna Mahoney and family

“Dr.Leo and family I send my deepest condolences n prayers thru this difficult time. I thank you for your dedication compassion n care for taking...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Kelley Caron - Lynn, MA

“Dr. Leo and family, you and your lovely wife took care of my two daughters from birth all through their young teen years. And what wonderful caring...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Lenora Salvucci

“We extend our condolences to Leo and his whole family. Be assured of our prayers for Betty and all of you during this difficult time. Leo, you and...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Sean, Marie and Keira McLaughlin - MA

“Dear Leo and Family,I was so sorry to read of Betty's passing. I have often thought of you all and have kept you in my prayers. Betty was one of...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Deepest sympathies to Leo and your family. I am sure she will be missed by many. Love Gail Torrey & family ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Linda LeBlanc

“Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald was my children's doctor in the 1960's. She and Leo were the best Doctors that ever came to Lynn. There kindness and...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Evelyn Kuleszka

“We are so saddened to hear of Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald's passing. She will always hold a special spot in our heart because she diagnosed our...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Carritte - Lynn, MA

“Dr.Leo, Nancy, and Family, Dr. Leo, Nancy,...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Jack and Lucillle Kennedy

“We thank you for all of the love and care that you showed our children throughout the years. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Dr. Leo, Nancy, and Family,We were so sorry to read of the loss ofyour wife and mother. Our prayers are withyou all.Sincerely.Jack and Lucille...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“TO THE MACDONALD FAMILY YOUR MOM WAS OUR CHILDREN'S DR. FOR MANY YEARS..SHE WAS A GREAT LADY..DR LEO ARE PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME.. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: GERRY AND JOHN O'DAY

“Dear Leo, I was so sorry to read in the Item today of Dr. Betty's death. How blessed you were to have the life you had with her all these years. I...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: C. Patricia Cashman

“Leo & Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Betty was a beautiful person inside and out. She always shared her wonderful gardening tips with Paul....Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: The Consolati Family


Elizabeth M. (King) MacDonald M.D. of Plymouth formerly of Lynn died peacefully in her home on May 19, 2017 after a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Leo J. Macdonald Jr. M.D. Loving mother to Leo J. MacDonald III and his wife Nina of Raleigh, NC. Michael J. MacDonald and his wife Berline of Newport, KY., Brian C. MacDonald of Lynnfield, Robert D. MacDonald and his wife Elva of Sagamore Beach and John A. MacDonald and his wife Dawn of VA. Beach, VA. And Nancy Rodig and her husband Scott of Westwood. Sister of Marian Ambrosiano of Long Island, NY and Eleanor Hefferin of Ft. Myers, Florida. Also survived by 10 grandchildren. Born in Brooklyn, NY on October 21, 1927 daughter of the late Michael and Louise (Herrmann) King. She was educated in Long Island, NY and a graduate of Hunter College and Down State NY Medical School in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. MacDonald was a longtime Pediatrician along with her husband having a private practice in Lynn for over 46 years. Dr. MacDonald worked also with the Lynn school system for many years as the schools Pediatrician, she was a member of the choir at St. Joseph's Church in Lynn and active with the Community Theater Group in Winthrop. Funeral from the Davis Funeral & Cremation Home 619 State Rd. Plymouth (Manomet) on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Bonaventure's Church Manomet at 10:00 a.m. Visiting hours at the Davis Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Plymouth. Memorial donations in her name may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children.

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