1917 ∼ 2019
Alice Warner McDonald, aged 101, passed away peacefully on August 27, 2019 in Mashpee, MA. She was born December 30, 1917 in Sunderland, MA, the daughter of Roger A. and Florence (nee Chapin) Warner. A graduate of North Adams State Teachers College, she was an elementary school teacher, first in the Sunderland area, and then for many years in West Hartford, CT. There she met her husband, Lloyd “Mac” McDonald, and they lived in West Hartford and in New Zealand. Upon retirement, Alice and Mac lived at Sea Pines, Brewster, MA for 28 years where Mac was well known as a tennis coach. Alice later moved to Wingate Assisted Living in Brewster and recently to Laurentide Assisted Living in Mashpee.
She was predeceased in death by her husband of 67 years, Mac, and their son, James S. McDonald who died in 2009, and was CEO of Rockefeller & Company and served on the Board of the New York Stock Exchange. She is survived by a brother, Elmer “Red” Warner of St. Charles, IL, as well as several beloved nieces and nephews, both in the US and in New Zealand.
Alice will be privately interred with her husband in Riverside Cemetery in Sunderland. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Lower Cape Outreach Council at PO Box 665, Orleans, MA. Memorial arrangements will be made at a future time.