1938 ~ DON MACK ~ 2017

Posted: December 15th, 2017

James Donald “Don” Mack of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of Margaret Hudak, passed away on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at the age of 79 years. Don also leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Heather (Andrew) Peacock and Jacqueline (Pearson) Farnsworth; four grandchildren, Erin, Sydney and Jamie Peacock, and Zach Farnsworth; one brother, Raymond (Francis) Mack; five sisters, Hannah Fichter, Evelyn McClement, Rosalia (Vernon) McClement, Marion Mack and Angeline Choma; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Don was predeceased by his first wife, Josephine “Jo” in 2000; his parents, Vincent and Katherine Mack; and one brother, Ralph Mack. Don was born in Estevan, Saskatchewan on April 18th, 1938. He married Josephine Gedak in 1963 and worked in the oil and gas industry in Saskatchewan until 1974 when he moved to Medicine Hat. Don raised his family in Medicine Hat and made many lifelong friends here. In 2002, he married Margaret Hudak (her family Pam, Sandy and Greg). Upon retirement, he joined an antique car club where he made a lot of special friends. Don always enjoyed visiting and talking with people and made friends everywhere he went. A special thank you to the caring staff at Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre, Palliative Care, and Home Care. Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be said at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 1451 Strachan Road SE, on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Albert Sayson, Celebrant. A Private Interment will take place at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Don’s memory may be made to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre, c/o Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation, 666 – 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Don Mack. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

4 Condolences for “1938 ~ DON MACK ~ 2017”

  1. Mel Thauberger says:

    Margaret I am sooo sorry to see this in the paper today. You and Don have been such great customers of mine for the last few years sending parcels to the kids and the car parts to the USA (From Crestwood Pharmacy Post Office).
    May you have peace and always remember the laughs you guys had! You are in my prayers!!

  2. Gloria Marshall says:

    So sorry for your loss Margaret, thinking of you, your Family, and Don’s Family……… Sending Hugs to All………. Gloria Marshall (Shirl Lang’s sister).

  3. Tim and Dawn Dort says:

    Marg and family, Dawn and I are very sorry for your loss. I worked with Don on many pipeline projects over the years and he was the ultimate professional. He will be missed by all who knew him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

    Tim Dort

  4. Bob and Yvone Kuttnick says:

    Marg you are in our thoughts and prayers. Don was such a special person. He will be missed by so many. Please take care of yourself. See you in April when we are home again. Love you Marg. Big hug. ❤️❤️??

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