MACDONALD, John William “Jack”, LCdr (Ret’d), Logistics/Sup Tech

MacDonaldJohn William (Jack) MacDonald, 79, of Halifax passed away May 30, 2018 at home surrounded by family.  He is survived by his wife Judy of 47 years, sons John (Judy) MacDonald, Andrew (Sarah) MacDonald and Jamie (Esther) MacDonald and grandchildren Sophia, Shelagh, Jonah, Hannah and John.

A proud sailor, Jack served 38 years in the Royal Canadian Navy.  He served on numerous ships on both coasts as well as at CFB Cornwallis, CFB Esquimalt, CFB Halifax, CFB Lahr, Germany, and CFS Bermuda.

After retiring he dedicated his time to Nova Scotia Minor Football where he served in a number of roles including score keeper and statistician.  He was a life-long fan of the Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Visitation will be held Monday, June 4th, from 2 to 4 p.m., in Saint Benedict Parish, 45 Radcliffe Drive, Halifax.

Funeral mass will be Tuesday, June 5th, at 10:30 a.m., also in Saint Benedict Parish.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Metro Care and Share Society, or KidSport Nova Scotia.


News / Events

Veterans’ Week 2021 / Semaine des vétérans 2021

Dear colleagues, Every year, in the lead up to Remembrance Day, we mark Veterans’ Week from November 5 to 11. This week presents an opportunity for Canadians to honour those… Read More

Military Logistics History Series
2021 RCLSA Bursary

Annicka Culhane accepting the 2021 RCLSA Bursary from John Page, National President RCLSA at Valour House, National Headquarters, Royal Canadian Legion.

VICE–ADMIRAL (RETIRED) MARK NORMAN, CMM, CD, 2019 RECIPIENT OF THE COLONEL JOHN GARDAM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021

NEWS RELEASE-VADM MARK NORMAN RECIPIENT COLONEL GARDAM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, SEPT. 15, 2021

TODAY WE COMMEMORATE MERCHANT NAVY VETERANS DAY IN CANADA, THE UNITED KINGDOM, AUSTRALIA, AND NEW ZEALAND

Read the News Release.   Read the Fact Sheet.