MACDONELL – Kenneth Evan
September 20, 1923 – May 25, 2008
Ken passed away quietly at MSA Hospital , in Abbotsford, B.C. on Sunday night after a bout of pneumonia.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Beatrice (Bett), sons Graham (Glasgow, Scotland) and Michael (Abbotsford), granddaughter Tara (Maple Ridge) and grandsons Rylan (Abbotsford); Derek and Shawn (Courtenay). “Popa” will also be missed by great-granddaughters, Claire and
Ken was active in the Royal Canadian Legion, Aldergrove Branch and in many civic matters pertaining to Aldergrove as well as with committees at the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board.
A “Fly Past” of Ken’s life will be celebrated at the Royal Canadian Legion in Aldergrove on Thursday, 29 May starting at 2:00 PM. Ken will be interred with his father, grandfather and grandmother and other family members in the Nairn Cemetery, Scotland.
The family would like to thank the nurses on the second floor at MSA Hospital and Doctors Williams and Vaish for taking care of Ken during this last week; and, to the staff at Sherwood Crescent Manor where Ken spent the last two months. And a special thanks to Dr. Tony Ciavarrella, who attended to Ken’s health concerns for over 30 years. (500)