McDonald, Laura Jacobs

November 27th, 2016

Peacefully, surrounded by her family on Sunday, November 27, 2016, Laura Jacobs McDonald, of London, at the age of 56. Adored wife of David for 34 years. Cherished Mom of Scott and Michael (2007). Sister of Andrew and Cathy. Predeceased by her parents William and Patricia. Daughter-in-law of John (2004) and Marjorie. Remembered by many brothers- and sisters-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews. Beloved friend of many. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m., with prayers at 6:45 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. GEORGE PARISH, 1164 Commissioners Road West, London, on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Private family interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery will be held at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Laura are asked to consider Lymphoma Canada or the Sandra Schmirler Foundation.

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Janet & TimDave & Scott, We're so sorry to hear this news. Sending our love and prayers.
Wanda and Bill DavisOur sincere condolences, Dave and Scott. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Scott and Grace HebbDear Dave and Scott, Please accept our deepest condolences and know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Brian & Sandra HaymanSo sorry to hear about Laura's passing. She will be missed!!
Lizmore FamilyWe are so saddened to hear about Laura. Please accept our deepest sympathies.
Karen GillesWe are so sorry to hear of her passing. Laura was a very kind and thoughtful woman. The staff at Highland will miss her terribly.
Kristin and Caroline NevillLaura was a one-of-the kind woman. She was so extremely caring, so extremely knowledgeable and had a definite knack for helping children with their difficulties with math. My daughter gained a tremendous amount of self-confidence going to Laura each week for tutoring. I will be forever thankful. We were truly blessed by knowing her. I am so saddened by hearing of her passing. My thoughts and prayers to the family.
Mary and Randy Allen and FamilyDear Dave and Scott, we are so sorry to hear about Laura's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Donna Yancy & John WalkerDave and family, We were so sorry to hear about the loss of your beautiful wife and mother. I remember from the AXA Christmas parties while taking the photos that she had a smile that could light up a room. We both wish you peace, comfort and healing in the days ahead. Keep all her memories with you and her amazing spirit will live on forever.
The Tite'sMay warm memories bring you comfort during this difficult time. We will always remember Laura with a great smile on her face. Paul and Sue
Robbin and Greg MosdossyDear Dave and Scott, We are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your Laura! She will be greatly missed! Our thoughts and prayers and with both of you!
The Homan FamilyDave And Scott; Our most sincere condolences on the loss of your wonderful wife and mother. Laura was a bright light for all of us, so friendly, so strong. Our thoughts are with you both in this most trying of times. Craig, Holly, Mark, and Rachel
Darren ChapmanSo sorry to hear of Laura's passing. She was a most dedicated and protective wife, mother and youth curling personality. Many of our sport's youth will benefit from the efforts of all the McDonald family's commitment to bettering this wonderful game. Scott and Dave, you'll know of Laura's impact in life just by remembering all the wonderful and exciting times our kids have spent at the spiels you folks have organized. Such a sad loss for the community -- and an unimaginable loss to you both. My thoughts are with you both.
Bernie & Sue BierbaumDave and Scott, we are so very sorry to hear of Laura's passing. She touched many people and will be sadly missed. May your cherished memories bring you peace and comfort in the weeks and months ahead. Our deepest condolences to you both and your families.
John and Frances JardineWe are so soery to hear of your loss. We will keep you and Laura in our thoughts and prayers.
Pat and John McMurchySo sad to hear that Laura passed away. We remember her and Dave's lovely wedding as if it was yesterday. She was a lovely lady full of strength and love. Our condolences to Dave and Scott. Thinking of you both. Memories live on....
Jane AntoniakLaura gave so much to the Westmount community - especially to the children though her support of Cubs/Scouts, school and sporting events. This is such sad news. Condolences to her family.
Jim and Bev McDonaldDear Dave and Scott, we can only imagine the pain to you of Laura's passing. We pray that you have the strength to get through the days to come as you adjust to this huge hole in each of your hearts.
Ron and BrigittaDear Dave and Scott, our most heartfelt condolences on the loss of your beautiful wife and mother. We just looked at some photos recently and came across the ones you when you had a lay-over in Calgary and seeing all your beautiful smiles. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Rod and Marion ForsytheDear Dave and Scott, We are so sad to learn of Laura's passing. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Your precious memories of her will bring you peace and will live on forever. She was a terrific woman. Rod, Marion, Ryan and Mitchell
Brendan EvansDave & Scott , please accept my most sincere condolences !! I will keep Laura in my prayers . Brendan Evans
Sandy McCallumDave and Scott - I was very sorry to hear of your loss. May her memory bring you comfort in this difficult time.
John ByersDear Dave, I am very saddened to hear about the loss of Laura. I will have you and Scott in my prayers.
The Telfer FamilyDave and Scott, we are so sorry to hear that Laura has passed away. She so loved her family and was very kind to many young people she met through Curling, her work or through friends. Thomas, Patricia, Alex and family.
Daryl, Susan and Jeff DawsonDave and Scott, always enjoyed the times we spent together with your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you both.
Shelley and Mike Harris Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very sad and difficult time.
Jim SimonDave, please accept my sincere condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Stacey HaackCounting myself blessed and favored to have met Laura. What an amazing lady and a heroic fight. Offering my prayers for peace to be with you all.
Alison & Glen Urquhart & FamilyDave and Scott... our hearts and prayers go out to you both at such a difficult time with your loss of Laura. A Mother and Life Partner who gave of her all to everyone she came across. Her assistance with Beavers and Cubs, her giving to those she tutored and the greetings to everyone in your daily walks! Her smile and persona was infectious and welcomed. There is truly a new bright star added to the sky and although she will be deeply missed on earth, have peace knowing that she was greeted by Michael on the other side! God bless you both.
Jennifer JacksonDave and Scott, my sincere condolences for your loss. It only took meeting Laura once to understand that she was a very special person.
Howard & Julie BaileyDave and Scott - our condolences to you both. Laura will truly be missed by not only you but by her curling family in London as well. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Clive and Marilyn BowdenDave and Scott - We are so sorry to hear about Laura. Your family gave so much to curling at Highland, especially the Youth curling. We have many fond memories from our years of curling and socializing at the club. You're in our thoughts.
Ellen and Trevor KerrOur sincerest and heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. She will always be remembered and a kind considerate strong woman.
Jane, Stuart, Spencer, Melanie and Travis AndersonDear Dave and Scott, we are so sorry to hear the news about Laura. She was a wonderful lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.
Marie Morden (daughter of Patricia Magoski)Expressing my deepest condolences on Laura's passing. Thoughts are with you during this sad time.
Tom Telfer Sr.Dear Dave and Scott, sending sincere condolences. You are in our prayers !
Art and Jeannie MiskewDear Dave and Scott, Please accept our deep condolences. We were shocked and saddened when we heard the news. She will always be a part of you and her memories will last forever.
Lucinda PavoniDave and Scott, I'm thinking of both of you. We lost a wonderful women. She was such a great friend to me, and my biggest supporter. She touched my life in so many ways. I am praying for you both.
Letitia PorterDave, I'm so sorry for your loss. I only met Laura once, but she was so nice and funny. I will continue to pray for you and your family through this difficult time.
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