Donald McCarron

Obituary of Donald Louis McCarron

Donald Louis McCarron, beloved husband of Linda McCarron (nee Porter) has passed away in Amherst, N.S. on May,12th 2024 at 1:30am. Father of Belinda Brown (Karl), Sharon Duggan (John), Darryl McCarron (Kristina). Father to Nadine Campbell (Ed Cooke). Grandchildren include, Shailee Chapman, Robin Campbell, Kahlie Brown, Marina Duggan, Liam Duggan, Brendan McCarron, Sadie McCarron, and great grandson Gage McCarron. He is survived by siblings Ian McCarron (Phyllis) and Irene O’Blenis (Wes). Deceased siblings include: Francis McCarron (Marge), Phillis Allen (Dave), Louise Monaghan (Gerry), George McCarron, Jack McCarron (Sheila), and Jerry McCarron (Connie).

A celebration of life memorial event will be held on (PEI) at a later date in Southport near the family farm home he grew up in. The event will include the surviving and immediate family noted above as well as beloved nieces and nephews:

  • Wayne McCarron (Bev), Sandra Brown, Nancy Hurlburt (Richard), and Debbie MacIsaac (Frank)
  • Kerry Allen (Michelle), Susan Craig (Vernon), Brenda Springer, and Brian Allen (Jennifer)
  • Shawn Monaghan (Jacqueline), and Michael Monaghan
  • Jacqueline Mahar (Randy), Wendy McIIwaine (Jim), Kelly McCarron (Ian), Andrea McCarron (Adam Woikin), and Michael McCarron (Jana)
  • Gerrylee “Tiger” McCarron (Brenda), Jennifer DeWinter (Ted), Mark McCarron, and Paul McCarron
  • Michael O’Blenis, Kevin O’Blenis, and Shane O’Blenis
  • Christopher McCarron (Tanya), Grant McCarron (Julie), and Matthew McCarron

Born in Stratford, PEI. November,12th 1941. He was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Winnifred McCarron of Southport, PEI. Lived in Amherst, N.S. raising family and employed at Dorchester Penitentiary, a stint of long-haul trucking, followed by Hostess Potato Chip Company which is an embedded favourite memory among the nieces and nephews during childhood years. Later Donnie was the owner/operator of Fabrizone Cleaning Systems.

Generous to a fault he always had a soft spot for anyone that had less then he did. He would give you his last dollar if you got close enough to him. He loved to play and watch Hockey and frequently sported a Toronto Leafs jersey given the chance. He spent many an hour puttering about his hobby farm caring for the animals, whether it was kittens, chickens, a cow or two, geese, a goat or bunny rabbits. It was his joy to be outside with them sipping on a beer. Both he and Linda loved to spend time with their grand children. Donnie was a devoted husband, caring for Linda till the end. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Nova Scotia Alzheimer’s Association ( or a similar local cause.


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