June 3, 1921 - October 10, 2021
Marie Elizabeth (MacDonald) McEachern – of Kissimmee, FL passed away and was welcomed into heaven on October 10, 2021. She was born June 3, 1921 in Bartibog, New Brunswick, Canada and graduated from nursing school with honors in 1943. She worked in St. John New Brunswick for a few years before eventually moving to Boston, Massachusetts where she was a registered nurse at The Beth Israel Hospital. In 1954, she met and married the love of her life Allen J. McEachern and they made their home in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. She and Allen were married for almost sixty-one years and had three wonderful children Dorothy, Frances, and Mary Ann. They were active parishioners at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Jamaica Plain. Upon his death, Marie moved to Kissimmee, FL. Marie was affable, outgoing, and cheerful. She always seemed to have multiple projects going on at the same time. She cared for neighbors and family alike with her many talents including sewing, cooking, and just about anything she put her mind to. Marie was very generous and would drive elderly friends to Saturday Mass or to the grocery store and help them sort through their medical issues. Marie was predeceased by her husband of almost 61 years, Allen J. McEachern, as well as her parents Margaret Rivers MacDonald and Justin MacDonald and her brothers Leo MacDonald and Rivers MacDonald. She was the beloved mother to daughters: Dorothy and her husband Ron Cipolla of Kissimmee, FL, Frances and her husband Dr. Jay Fisher of Hellertown, PA, and Mary Ann and her husband Joseph O’Hara of California, MD as well grandmother to seven grandchildren and one great-grandson. Marie lived through the Great Depression, World War Two, the Civil Rights movement, a presidential assassination, a moon landing and the invention of the television, the computer and the cell phone. A joyous party was held in honor of Marie to celebrate her 100th Birthday in June with her family and friends at Merrill Gardens of Solivita in Kissimmee. She will be missed by all. A viewing will be held at Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery & Funeral Home 3175 Pleasant Hill Rd Kissimmee, FL 34746 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church 3880 Pleasant Hill Rd Kissimmee, FL 34746.
Marie Elizabeth (MacDonald) McEachern – of Kissimmee, FL passed away and was welcomed into heaven on October 10, 2021. She was born June 3, 1921 in Bartibog, New Brunswick, Canada and graduated from nursing school with honors in 1943.... View Obituary & Service Information
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