In Loving Memory Of
Della McDonald

Dieppe, NB – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Della Doris McDonald after a brief courageous battle with cancer at the Moncton City Hospital March 18, 2023 at the age of 74.

Born in Minto, NB, she was the daughter of the late Leonide Richard and the late Emma Roy Richard.

Della will be missed by her son Christopher and daughter-in-law Aline; one brother   Jean (Nadine) Richard; four sisters:  Léa Cormier (Ronnie), Annette Belliveau, Bernice LeBlanc Fred), and Gisèle Richard.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Layne, her husband, Ronnie, two brothers-in-law, Gerald and Rheal.

Della was a very dedicated worker having worked for various doctors and also worked at the Clinic Louis Bourque for many years.  Her friends were very special to her as well as her Friday night card games and spending time with her family.

Visitations will be held on Tuesday, March 21st, 2023 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Passage-Chartersville (363 Amirault Street, Dieppe).  The funeral service will be held On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023 at 11:00am at the Passage-Chartersville (363 Amirault Street, Dieppe).

A special thank you to Dre Christine Telfer and the Staff at the Palliative Care at the Moncton Hospital and all of those who supported the family during these very difficult times.  You know who you are.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Della’s memory can be made to the Palliative Care of the Moncton Hospital or to the donor’s choice.

The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at:

Arrangements under the professional care of
Passage-Chartersville Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre

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  1. Della was a beautiful soul with a kind heart and huge smile! I am so glad we got to spend time at the cousins reunion the past few years and laugh and share memories of our parents! Thinking of all the family at this sad time but knowing that Della is at peace with the family that went before her. ❤️❤️

    Love, Cousin Anne Marie (Roy) and Steve Fanning

  2. Sincere condolences to the entire family, Della was a special person, always greeted everyone with a gentle smile, never had harsh words to say about anyone. Knowing her suffering is over is comforting to us. RIP Della.

  3. My deepest sympathies to Chris & family. Della was an angel on earth and will continue to be an angel up above. She was a special lady loved by everyone who knew her. She fought tough until the end and will be remembered as a “tough cookie”. RIP sweet lady xo

  4. Della a short name for” a bigger than life person”
    D for Determination – She always got the job done, whatever it took!
    E for Early – Whether it was work, appointments or bill paying Della was always early!
    L for great Love of family – Ronnie, Chris, Layne, Len, Emma, Sisters and Brother, in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins were so deeply loved!
    L for great Love of friends and life – To know her was to love her!
    A for Ageless – She met people she had not seen in decades and no need to say who she was!
    Our friendship spanned more than 50 years! I will forever cherish our times together.
    To her family, my deepest sympathy!
    Love, Marilyn

  5. Our deepest condolences to Chris, family and friends. Della was a beautiful person inside and out. She will be missed by many. RIP Della. ❤️🙏❤️

  6. Nos sincères sympathies de la famille des Richard de la rue Charles (Dieppe). 💜

  7. Our deepest condolences to you Chis & Aline ,and all her family . May she Rest in Peace 🙏❤️

  8. Mes sincères sympathies à toute la famille…C’était une dame j’ai connu à clinique Louis J Bourque..toujours souriante et vite à t’aider…Repose on Paix..Tu sera certainement manqué..🙏🙏💔

  9. She worked for my Dr a long time.. She was such a beautiful person.. I loved her laugh and our little chat while I waited for my apt.. She will be greatly missed… My deepest condolences to her family and friends.

  10. Deepest sympathies to Della’s family and friends. She was such a kind and loving soul , you will be missed by many.
    RIP la belle Della

  11. À la famille de Della, spécialement sa sœur Gisèle (que j’ai connu au MPO), mes sincères condoléances pour votre perte. Je ne connaissais pas Della personnellement, mais entendu parler d’elle comment elle était une personne de bon cœur!

  12. Our deepest condolences to Chris, the McDonald and Richard Families. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Della was a very kind and special person. May she rest in peace!

  13. I am going to miss her smile, i don’t think i ever saw anything but a smile on her face , she was a great person in and out she will definitely be missed by all who knew her ,rest in peace my friend, my sympathy to all her family .

  14. So sorry about your lost our prayers are with you at this time of sorrow to her family our love Paul&Ida (Roy)Boucher.

  15. Nos sincere sympathies a toute la famille! Della était une personne très spéciale!
    Elle est maintenant votre ange 😇 gardien!
    Geraldine et Gordon Esligar

  16. Remember her smiling face playing bingo with her Mom at the Villa. My condolences to the family. Gisele, never easy to lose a sibling

  17. nos plus sincères sympathies à vous tous……Della était une personne extraordinaire……bon courage ……Gisèle et Roland Belliveau

  18. Une énorme perte. Della était une personne extraordinaire, Rose Marie et Victor Landry

  19. Mes plus sincères condoléances à toute la famille et amis de Della. Bien que je n’ai pas connu Della personnellement, mon frère (feu) Jean- Bernard nous en a souvent parlé. Je sais qu’elle était beaucoup aimé et apprécié. Nos pensées et nos prières sont avec vous dans ses moments difficiles.

  20. Nos plus sincères condoléances à toute la famille surtout Léa et Ronnie. Vous êtes dans nos prières et nos pensées en ces moments difficiles. Elle veillera sur tout vous autres de là-haut.

  21. Mes sincères condoléances à la famille.
    Cette douce dame qu’on voyait en allant au bureau du médecin. Accueillante , discrète , elle s’appliquait à son travail avec rigueur. Un exemple à suivre.
    J’en garde un bon souvenir.

  22. Our deepest sympathy to Chris and the whole family. Della was an amazing women that will never be forgotten. Many memories with her from seeing her at the clinic with the kids, to hanging out at Ron’s house. She will be missed by many.

  23. Jeannine and I would love to offer our Deepest Sympathies to all the Family. She was a beautiful soul and gone to young… love and Hugs to all,🙏♥️
    Your cousins, Jeannine and Rita,,

  24. Jeannine and I would love to offer our Deepest Sympathies to the Family,
    She was a beautiful soul and gone to soon.
    Love to all♥️🙏

  25. Mes sincères sympathies à toute la famille. Repose en paix chers cousins. 💙💙 💙

  26. Gisèle et famille,

    On est triste d’apprendre la nouvelle du décès de Della. Elle était toujours plaisante à parler avec à chaque fois qu’on l’aurait vu surtout au cinéma. Nos plus sincères condoléances et on vous tiens dans nos prières.

  27. I was so saddened to read the passing of Della McDonald today. As a sales rep who’s known Della for the past 16 years, I can not recall meeting a more wonderful soul. She was by far my most favourite clinique manager!!! She was so kind to me. I will miss her dearly, but feel blessed that I knew her ♥️. My condolences to the family.

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