Helen McDonald
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Obituary of Helen McDonald



(nee Boyle) On June 5, 2017 of Berlin, NJ. Age 88 years. Born in Greenock, Scotland our family lost this true daughter of Scotland. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Thomas McDonald, Sr. for 65 years. Devoted mother of Linda Owens (Dan), Gordon David McDonald, Brenda Dunnet (Michael) and the late Thomas McDonald, III. She was an extremely proud grandmother of Jeff McDonald (Kristen), Chris Owens (Lauren), Heather Allen (Tom), Matt McDonald (Kathy), Michael Dunnet (Michele), Kevin McDonald (Allie), Andrew Dunnet (Devin) and Eric Dunnet. Helen was the proud great grandmom of Emily, Gideon, Brody, Toby, Liam, Kyla, Logan, Isabel, Skye, Lochlan and the soon to arrive Conor Thomas. Dear sister of John Boyle and the late Edward Boyle, Kathleen Boyle, Margaret O'Neil and Mary Branchfield. Loving daughter of the late John and Catherine Boyle. She is also survived by many loving brothers in law, sisters in law nieces, nephews and cousins. Helen served as the family matriarch, teaching us all by her own example, with the gentle grace, incredible kindness, compassion and boundless love of family that will never be forgotten. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate & remember the life of our wonderful mom, grandmom whom the Scottish Poet, Robert Burns must have been dreaming of when he wrote "The Heart Benevolent and Kind The MOST, Resembles God". The family will receive relatives and friends Friday morning 10:00AM-11:00AM at the COSTANTINO FUNERAL HOME 231 W. WHITE HORSE PIKE BERLIN, NJ 08009. Funeral service 11:00AM. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery Berlin, NJ. In lieu of flowers contributions to Samaritan Hospice 5 Eves Dr. Suite 300 Marlton, NJ 08053 would be appreciated. For additional information or to send email condolences, please visit CostantinoFH.com.