McDonnell, Gerald Joseph (Mickey) –(Retired Voyageur Colonial Bus Driver) peacefully with his family at his side at QHC (Belleville General Hospital) on Friday, April 18th, 2014 in his 88th year. Son of the late John and Helena McDonnell. Beloved husband of the Late Joan Gwendolyn (nee Boyd) McDonnell. Loving father of Lorraine Cross of Belleville, Denise (Robert) Glover of Warkworth, and Boyd McDonnell of Belleville. Cherished grandfather of Michael (Christi), Brad and Jeff Cross, Lesley (Adam) Sopha, Megan, Jennifer, Paige (fiance Justin Rohlf) Glover, and Lindsay McDonnell, and great grandchildren, Connor and Carter. Also fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his siblings: Leonard, Agnes, Peg, Bob, Joe and Nora. Lovingly remembered by Joan’s sister, Helen Laton of Kingston.

Friends are invited to call at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (968-2273) on Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 & 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (399 Victoria Ave.) on Wednesday April 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Private Interment, St. Charles Cemetery, Read.

If desired, Memorial Donations to the charity of your choosing would be appreciated by the family.
“To the world he was just a man but to us he was the world”. Our world has been a better place because you were in it! We love you Dad!

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