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Born: January 28, 1952

Death: December 27, 2012






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Irwin-Beck Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Inc.






Joseph F. McDonald

    January 28, 1952  -  December 27, 2012

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Thomasville
Joseph F. McDonald, age 60, passed away suddenly at home on December 26, 2012. He was the beloved wife of Susan J. (Baird) McDonald.

Joe was born in York on January 28, 1952 and was the son of Patricia Doll and late Joseph F. McDonald. He worked for FES in York for over 31 years and was currently employed at HCMS in York as a Millwright. He enjoyed fishing and riding his motorcycle but cherished the time he spent with his family.

In addition to his wife Susan, he is survived by his daughters Melinda Schaeffer of Elizabethtown and Stacey Blaydon and her husband Steven of Dover; his son Adam J. McDonald and his wife Stephanie; 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Robin Graybeal, Karol Heistand, Vickie Emig, Bonnie Rehmeyer, Kimberly Brown and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Timothy McDonald and sister Caroline Schroeder.

Following cremation, a memorial service in celebration of his life will be held on Sunday at 2:00 pm at Friendship Community Church, 3380 Fox Run Rd., Dover PA 17315 with Pastor Buddy Graybeal officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Church of the New Beginning, 1473 Jarrettsville Road Jarrettsville MD 21084