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Alexander J. MacDonald

May 16, 1950 ~ March 31, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Alexander MacDonald Obituary

A visitation for Alexander J. “Buddy” MacDonald of Watertown will be held on Saturday April 6, 2024, from 2 to 4 PM in the MacDonald Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home.


Mr. MacDonald was born in Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada to the late Alexander J. & Mary Catherine (MacIsaac) MacDonald. Buddy passed away on Sunday March 31, 2024.  He was 73.



Alexander who most knew as “Buddy” was a United States Army veteran who loved to take trips to Canada to his hometown Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia  any chance he had. Buddy always enjoyed watching the Boston’s sports teams.   You could always find him at  the Canadian America Club. Bud  loved listening to music and never gave up a chance to dance. He was always taking beautiful pictures of sunset and family. 
But most of all his granddaughter brought the most joy to Bud’s life. That little girl was the light in his eyes.



He was the devoted husband of Carol B. (Manfredi) MacDonald. Loving father of Keith Alexander MacDonald & his spouse Courtney Glovinski of Essex. Dear brother of Allan MacDonald of Burlington, Patricia Marks of Bedford, Anne Stoupkis of Inverness, and Elaine MacDonald Manfredi of Salisbury. Loving grandfather of Bristol Chase-MacDonald and Gunnar Glovinski. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


A visitation will be held on Saturday April 6, 2024, from 2 to 4 PM followed by a funeral service and military honors at 4 PM.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Following  we will have a celebration at the Canadian Club at 5. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials in Buddy’s memory may be made to the VA Boston Healthcare System, ATTN: CDCE (135), 1400 VFW Parkway West Roxbury, MA 02132 or at or made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute PO Box 849168 Boston MA 02284 or at






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April 6, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
MacDonald Rockwell MacDonald Funeral Home
270 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472

Funeral Service
April 6, 2024

4:00 PM
MacDonald Rockwell MacDonald Funeral Home
270 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
P.O. Box 849168, Boston MA 02284
Tel: 1-800-525-4669

VA Boston Healthcare System
ATTN: CDCE (135), 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury MA 02132


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