Obituary for Franklin "Old Grump" McDonald Sr.
Arrowsic- Franklin ”Old Grump” McDonald, Sr., 94, of Arrowsic Road died, Friday, December 22, 2017 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.
He was born in Bath on June 28, 1923, a son of Joseph L. and Alice Mae (Harrison) McDonald.
He entered the U.S. marines in 1943 during World War II. He was employed at Bath Iron Works in Bath; Oakhurst Dairy in Bath for two years then became a fireman at the Brunswick naval Air Base for 20 years. He was then employed at Supervisor of Ships in Bath as a guard for 22 years where he was a member of the Guard Association. He was married to Beverly J. McDonald for 42 years.
He was an avid hunter and enjoyed reloading with his friends.
Frank was a lifetime member of the NRA.
He was predeceased by his wife, Beverly McDonald on November 15, 1987.
He is survived by two sons, Larry McDonald and his wife Dianne of Brownville and Franklin McDonald Jr. and his wife Mary of Five Islands, one daughter, Patricia Mains and her husband Charles of Georgetown, one brother, David Pinkham and his wife Mary of Bath, 6 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
At his request there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made to CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 60 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick, 04011 or the Georgetown Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 199, Georgetown, 04548. Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath. Condolences may be made online at www. Daiglefuneralhome.com.