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Stephen A. McDonald

July 22, 1943 ~ July 29, 2020 (age 77)


Stephen A. McDonald, 77 of North Berwick, ME passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 29th in York, ME after a brief battle with lung cancer.

He was born in Malden, MA on July 22, 1943, son of Kenneth and Harriette (Ring) McDonald. While living in Kittery, ME, Steve served on various community boards, including as the Chairman of the Town Council. He and wife Daphne lived happily in North Berwick for the past sixteen years, where he loved tending his garden and adopting several needy cats. Steve loved traveling the world and had a life-long interest in birds.

He leaves behind his wife Daphne (Gallatin) McDonald of 49 years; nephews Devlin and partner Christeen of Baltimore, MD; Diego and wife Kelly and their children Jordan, Amber, and Ryan of Garden City, NY; and Owen of Dixon, NM; sister in-law Lisa Ehrenkranz and husband Sandy of New York, NY and her children Celia and daughter Louise, Robert and wife Cara and their children Kellan and Chloe, and William and wife Libby and their children Lucy and Emilla. His life was made full by the love of his family.

He was pre-deceased by his parents and brother Kenneth McDonald.

Per Steve’s request, there will be no services. Those who wish may contribute to the charity of their choice in his name. Arrangements are entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home in North Berwick, ME where condolences may be expressed at 

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