James "Jim" McDonough
James “Jim” McDonough
World War II Veteran
Royal Canadian Navy
A proud Canadian
Suddenly but peacefully in his sleep, James passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in his 93rd year. Predeceased by his best friend and beloved wife, Margaret for over 66 years and loving granddaughter Nicole.
Loving daddy of Sheila Gamna (Bud), Brian (Adriana), Colleen, Erin Smith (Brian) and Maureen Calaminici (Bege). Cherished grandpa of Ryan (Michelle), Colin, Sean (Emilee), Erika (Kyle), Brock, Amanda, Richard and Paige. Great-grampy of Brenden, Caitlin, Ethan, Saige and Edwin.
Predeceased by his parents James and Ada and siblings Ivy, Phillip, Isabel and Margaret.
James will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
After his service in the Navy, James was a longtime and devoted employee of Northern Electric. Upon retiring he enjoyed over 20 years of acting and was a member of ACTRA. James and Margaret were longtime and faithful parishioners of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.
Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Road (North of Lawrence Ave. W.) Weston, on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 811 Lawrence Avenue West, Toronto on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to Veterans Emergency Transition Services vetscanada.org would be appreciated.
Please visit our Book of Memories at www.wardfuneralhome.com