Former Hanover Deputy Fire Chief Passes Away

A well-known member of the Hanover community has passed away.

Terence “Terry” Dale McDonald, passed away this week at the age of 66 after a battle with cancer and heart disease.

He was Deputy Fire Chief for Hanover until he retired in 2011, and was also a technician at Heinz Autobody.

The Hanover Fire Department says on social media, McDonald served the community for over 27 years. They add, “We will be giving DC McDonald his last ride on Friday and will activate the rooftop siren.”

He is survived by his wife and two sons, three grandchildren, his mother, siblings, nieces and nephews as well as their children.

His obituary from Mighton Funeral Home says a time for gathering and sharing memories will follow his 11 a.m. burial at Hanover Cemetery. The gathering will be held at Hanover Park (7th Avenue North). It adds, if so desired, feel free to bring a lawn chair.

It also says memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society are appreciated as expressions of sympathy.


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