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Plantsville Funeral Home
Wednesday September 8th, 2021

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Plantsville Funeral Home
Wednesday September 8th, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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St. Thomas Cemetery
Wednesday September 8th, 2021

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Vance W. MacDonald

Vance W. MacDonald, 83, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 at the Summit at Plantsville. He had been the loving husband of Norma (Condon) MacDonald for 63 years.

Vance was born on September 1, 1938 in Fort Fairfield, Maine to the late Bernard MacDonald Sr. and Betty (Tompkins) MacDonald. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Era.

Vance worked at International Silver for 15 years and retired from Wesleyan University in 2007, after 20 years of service.

Vance loved country music and playing guitar with his friends. He loved to sing and enjoyed dancing with his wife Norma.

In addition to his wife Norma, Vance is survived by his brother Clifford MacDonald and his wife Janet of Winchester, VA, sister-in-law, Anna Pike and her husband Arthur and brother-in-law, Gary Condon and his wife Lorraine, both of Fort Fairfield, Maine and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Bernard MacDonald Jr. and 2 sisters, Naida Harding and Shirley Jette.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at the Plantsville Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held before the service from 12 noon – 1 p.m. at the funeral home. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.

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Our deepest sympathy, Norma. We all have many good memories of fun and laughter on Saturday night at your house. He will be greatly missed.

Rene & Germaine Sep 6 2021 11:20 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Vance MacDonald

Colleen Morgan Sep 6 2021 4:13 AM

We always knew Vance as a wonderful person.He will be missed.
Love and sympathy to the MacDonald

John and Rolande Lapointe Sep 5 2021 5:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Vance MacDonald

The Gagnon Family Sep 4 2021 12:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Vance MacDonald

The Gorneault Family Sep 4 2021 7:25 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Vance MacDonald

Mavis & Kathy Sep 4 2021 6:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Vance MacDonald

Gary & Lorraine Sep 4 2021 5:59 AM

so sorry o hear about vance passing he was such a sweet guy and loved a good time with his friends at his home.

Lillian Ouellette Sep 3 2021 8:25 PM

We have such good memories of our dear friend Vance he will always be in our hearts with love

Corinne and Bob Sep 3 2021 7:41 PM

Our deepest condolences to Norma and their family. He was a wonderful man and friend and will be missed by all who knew him. So many wonderful memories of us all having fun at the Saturday night dance. God bless.

Yvonne Kimball Sep 3 2021 6:29 PM

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