Delbert I. McDonald

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Delbert I. McDonald
1933 - 2016
SIDNEY - Delbert I. McDonald, 83 of Sidney, passed away peacefully at home on July 21, 2016 with his wife Mona by his side. Delbert was born on May 11, 1933, in Rockland, the son of James McDonald and Lillian Josue.
Del was a member of the Elks Club, a member of the American Legion, as well as a member of the VFW, the Kennebec Valley Shrine Club and the Kora Temple. He was in the United States Army for 24 years and served in the Korean War. After retiring from the Army, Del worked at Bath Iron Works for 15 years retiring in 1992. He also was known for his famous clams, and knew all the good spots for the best seafood. Del loved to play music and always was ready with his harmonica to play a tune at the drop of a hat. He also loved to go out dancing with is wife and all of their friends. Del loved to drive the Kora Karts and enjoyed seeing all the people at various parades throughout the state. Del was very helpful with the care of his mother-in-law Cecile, and loved her dearly.
Delbert is survived by his wife of 22 years Mona McDonald; his stepson Alan Barrows and grandson Matthew; his sons Matthew, David, and Glenn McDonald, his daughter Darlene McDonald; and his grandchildren Casey, Sierra, and Simone.
Delbert was predeceased by his parents; a daughter Brenda; and his sister Ramona.
There will be no visiting hours at Del's request. There will be a graveside service at Holy Family Cemetery on Townsend Road in Augusta on Friday, July 29, at 11 a.m. with a Military Service. Del's family request attendees to arrive at 10:30 a.m. at the cemetery. There will be a gathering to follow at the American Legion Post 2, Capital Street Extension in Augusta. Please feel free to bring a dish to share and all are welcome.

Published in Central Maine on July 28, 2016
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