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November 30, 2017

Funeral Service Date
December 4, 2017
Funeral Service Time
10:00 am

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Robert E. McDonald, 88, of Fort Wayne died Thursday, November 30, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born to the late William and Florence McDonald, in Fort Wayne. He was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church and also served in the Army during the Korean War. Robert was a modelmaker for ITT for 36 years, retiring in 1991. After retirement, he was a driver for the Indiana Auto Auction for over 10 years. Robert bowled in the ITT bowling league for many years. He enjoyed fishing and attending the grandchildren’s sporting events. Robert was known as the family “Fix it” man and for savoring every bite of every meal he ate. He also enjoyed bingo and attending many local live concerts. He is survived by his daughter, Patricia “Pat” (Bob) Klein of Fort Wayne; son, Robert “Bob” (Sherri) McDonald of Huntertown; grandchildren, Jenny (Dave) Kunberger, David Klein, Marissa McDonald and Kristi McDonald; great grandchildren, Will and Alex; sisters-in-law, Rita (Tom) Bastress, Joan Bobay and Dorothy Drew; and companion Madelaine Adair. Robert was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Mary Ellen McDonald and infant brother, William “Billy” McDonald. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am, Monday, December 4, 2017, at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, 7215 St. Joe Rd. with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 2 pm to 4 pm and 6 pm to 8 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne with a vigil at 3:30 pm. Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors, Heartland Hospice or The Honor Flight. To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

vigil at 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

December 3, 2017

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

vigil at 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church

Phone: 260-485-9615

Address: 7215 Saint Joe Road Fort Wayne IN, 46835

Service Date: December 3, 2017

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior

Funeral Service Date

December 4, 2017

Funeral Service Time

10:00 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior

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