Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Saturday, August 18, 2012, Mervin McDonald passed away at the age of 94.

Mervin was a veteran of WWII and retired from Imperial Oil after 34 years of service.

Beloved husband of Irene McDonald (Metcalfe).

Dear father of Diane Currah (Murray), Mervin McDonald (Edith), Audrey Coleman (Rae Ballantyne), and Gwen Coleman (Robert)and step-father of Dale Miller (Lynda), Tim Miller (Lynda) and Tracy Monk (Gary Lobb). Cherished Papa to Tammy, John, Tanya, Shaun, Jeff, Richie, Karrie, Rob and Doug and step-grandpa to Tara, Kristen, Shawn, Justin, and Chantal. Cherished great-grandpa to many great grandchildren. Son-in-law of Margaret Metcalfe and brother-in-law of Don Pepper. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Mervin was predeceased by his first wife Joan (1980).

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with a veterans service at 8:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

The funeral service will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to London Road West Church and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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