Herman "Bud" MacDonald
Herman "Bud" MacDonald
Visitation Information
No Visitation Hours
Service Information
Service Date
Friday, April 7, 2017
Service Time
1:30 pm
Service Location
Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel
Burial Information
Burial Location
Campbellton Rural Cemetery, Campbellton, later in the spring
Requested Charity
NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or Visions United Church
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Herman "Bud" MacDonald, 91, of the Veterans Health Centre, and formerly of Dieppe, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Born in Plaster Rock, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary (Ward) MacDonald.

Bud was a retired Machinist with New Brunswick International Paper Company (NBIP) with 40 years’ service. A Veteran of WWII, he served overseas with the Royal Canadian Navy aboard HMS Howe. Bud was a member of Campellton Lodge #32, F. & A.M., Sunny Brae Royal Canadian Legion Branch #54 and Visions United Church.

Bud will be sadly missed by his daughters, Sherrill Lee MacDonald, Rev. Muriel Gayle MacDonald and Mary Susan MacDonald, all of Dieppe; grandsons, Roderick William MacDonald Cardiff (Kristy) and Roger Eliot Cardiff (Bren), both of Toronto, ON and Jason M. Pelletier (Melanie) of Ottawa, ON; great granddaughter, Brooklyn Cardiff and two great grandsons, Mason and Finn Cardiff; brother, Harold MacDonald of Dartmouth, NS, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Marguerite Ellen Joyce (Gilmour) (August 1997); son, Roderick MacDonald and several brothers and sisters.

In keeping with Bud’s wishes, there will be no visitation hours. A Masonic Service will be held on Friday, April 7, 2015 at 1:15 pm at Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995), followed immediately by Sunny Brae Legion Branch #54 Memorial Service.

A Service to celebrate and honor Bud’s life will be held on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm at Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Jim MacDonald officiating. Reception in the Funeral Home Reception Centre following the service. Interment will be in Campbellton Rural Cemetery later in the spring.

In memory of Bud, donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or Visions United Church would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences at


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