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Attorney Newton Raymond McDonald

Funeral Service for the late Attorney Newton Raymond McDonald aged 84of Knowles Drive and formerly of Bennets Harbour, Cat Island will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday 8th September, 2023 at Christ Church Cathedral, George Street. Officiating will be Archdeacon The Venerable Hugh Bartlett Jr. and other ministers of the clergy.  Interment will follow at St. Annes Cemetery, Fox Hill.
Newton Raymond McDonald

Attorney Newton Raymond McDonald

Aged 84 years

Funeral Service for the late Attorney Newton Raymond McDonald aged 84of Knowles Drive and formerly of Bennets Harbour, Cat Island will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday 8th September, 2023 at Christ Church Cathedral, George Street. Officiating will be Archdeacon The Venerable Hugh Bartlett Jr. and other ministers of the clergy.  Interment will follow at St. Annes Cemetery, Fox Hill.

Left to cherish his precious memories are his loving Children: Keith (Wendy) McDonald, Brian McDonald, Reno Ricardo McDonald, Gary (Yoneris Sonia) McDonald, Kemir McDonald, Nicholas (Reshawn) McDonald, Demico Russell, Raymond Brooks and Brent Rolle.Nichola (Pastor Cy) Russell, Shandella Major, Makara (Kevin) Johnson, Neutalya (Garvin) Johnson, Sharese Knowles, Antonya (Teko) Ferguson, Shansha Russell, Laverne Brooks and Antoinette Rolle; Nieces and Nephews: Ingrid Smith, Dwayne (Fleeta) Smith, Keisha McDonald, Antoniece (Peppe) Smith, Tyiesha (Raymond) Antoine, Domica (Walden) Davis, Coynn (Stefani) Darville, Cheves (Marjorie) Darville, Demico Bain, Collingwood Darville and Kumar (Simone) Darville; Grandchildren: Nashon Clarke, Dario McDonald, Reno McDonald Jr, Denise McDonald, Gary McDonald Jr, Samone McDonald, Deantre McDonald, Brittney (Chris) Lacey, Stefon McDonald, Gabriel McDonald, Almani Pena, Joseph Major, Jordan Major, Shantonya Gibson, Tehvonie Clarke, Akari, Kymani, Alexandria Johnson, Anijah Johnson, Romeo, Trevaughn Ferguson, Lashanda McDonald, Brian McDonald Jr, Keno McDonald, Juanita McDonald, Anita McDonald, Bria McDonald, Lakeitha McDonald-Smith, Shabreka Knowles, Shantavia Knowles, Troy Knowles Jr, Tromaze Knowles, Trokayo Knowles, Samuel Russell, Joshua Brooks and Lavahun Brooks; Numerous Grand Nieces and Nephews and Great Grand Children; Former and current staff of the Department of Local Government including Rt. Hon. Former Prime Minister Hubert Alexander Ingraham, Former Minister Philip Bethel and Marion Pinder, Director Brenda Colebrook and Former Director Alexander Williams, Retired Commissioner Christopher Stubbs, Retired Commissioner Charles D. King and staff including Mrs. Stephanie Evans, Mrs. Sandra Bethel, including the Family Island staff. Retired Permanent Secretary Vylma Thompson-Curling, Anthony McKinney and Calvin Balfour, Retired Deputy Commissioner of Police Keith Mason, Retired Family Island Commissioner Everette Hart, Harrison Thompson, Retired Former Commissioner of Police Kendal Lightbourn, University of Buckingham, England, Law School Class of 2004 – 2005; Goddaughter: Delores (Robert) Bethel; Special friend and Care taker: Elnora Ellen Ebanks-Rolle; A host of Cousins in The Bahamas and The United States including: Albertha Horton, Oramae Rahming, Eleanor Burnett, Jeanette Bryson, Johnny Strachan, Carolyn Sands, Marjorie McIntosh, Shirley Poitier, The McDonald family from Bennett’s Harbour, Cat Island including Retired Police Inspector Ivan McDonald, Retired Supt. Of Police Teddy McDonald, Retired Teacher Iva Strachan, The Brown family of Gaitor’s and Stephenson, Cat Island, children of the late Lucein & William King of Knowles, Cat Island Elnora Newbold and family, David & Ethelee Gibson and family, William & Pearl Adderley and family, Wellington & Albertha Hall and family, Willamae Minus and family, Wellington Brown and family and Tyrone Thurston and family. The descendants of the Stubbs and Newbold families of Orange Creek and Dumfries, Cat Island including Ulysses Newbold and family. The descendants of the Thurston family of Arthur’s Town, Cat Island, Sir Franklyn Wilson, Retired ASP Mrs. Gloria Gordon-Jennings, Retired Police Supt Lloyd Gordon and family, James Kerr and family; Other Relatives and Friends including: Rosheva and Kenria Hepburn, Winifred Brown-Bannister, Sylvia O’Brien, Mr. George Johnson and family, Canon Crosly Walkine and family, Rev. Johnson, Venerable Archdeacon Bartlett and the St. Anne’s Family, Prime Minister Philip Davis & Lady Davis, Mrs. Carolyn Seymour and family, Retired Permanent Secretary Melvin Seymour and family, The Nassau Technical School class of 1957 – 1958, Western Senior School Old Scholar Association, The President and Members of The Bahamas Bar Association including Barrett McDonald and family Attorneys Rawson (Rhonda) McDonald, Vincent (Naomi) Cartwright, Garry (Peggy) Bush, Willie (Margaret) Waters, Rosella Darling, The Paul, Williams, Cartwright and Cooper families, Nurse Bessie A. Bethel, Edmund Russell, Hon. Myles Laroda, Carmen Brown, Hon. V. Alfred Gray, E Stubbs, Constance McDonald and Jacinda Butler, Emily Ferguson, Katie Mackey, Joann Newbold-Rolle, Lloyd Newbold and family, Retired Sargent #333 Evan Moss, The Hullands, King, Carroll, Hanna families, Stephanie Marshall, Magistrate Charlton Smith, Magistrate Lennox Coleby, Staff of FirstCaribbean International Bank (Bahamas) Limited, Staff at the Bahamas General Post Office, All Around Shoppers, Morton Salt (Bahamas), Bah Mar Casino, Deltec Bank & Trust, Doctors, Nurses and Staff who tended him at the Princess Margaret Hospital including Drs. Burrows and Smith-Wallace, Nurses Joseph and Soliman. Newton’s humanity extended throughout the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and beyond leaving family, friends, associates and mentees too numerous to mention.

May His Soul Rest in Peace!

Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44a Nassau Street on Thursday 7th September, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  There will be no viewing at The Cathedral.

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