Dennis McDonald Passes Away at the Age of 63

Dennis McDonald Passes Away at the Age of 63

Dennis McDonald, owner of McDonald Associates, passed away at his home on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at the age of 63, after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Dennis Patrick McDonald was born on February 8, 1954 in LaGrange, Illinois to Richard and Rose (nee Carey) McDonald.

McDonald was the owner of McDonald Associates. He was a member and past chairman of NEMRA, and was recognized by Electrical Wholesaling as the 2003 GEM Award recipient for Independent Reps. He was also honored as a “Big Shillelagh” by the Electrical Association of Chicago in 2011. In his free time he enjoyed golf, playing on the St. James Softball Team, and bicycle riding along Lake Shore Drive. He was a huge baseball fan, especially of the Cubs, and he enjoyed a great cigar and scotch.

McDonald is survived by his wife of 35 years, Linda McDonald (nee Daniels); his children, Kelly (Mike) Dziurgot, Kara McDonald, and Patrick (Kristi) McDonald; his grandson Colin Dziurgot; his siblings Richard (Pamela) McDonald, Maureen (Mike) LeVanti, Kevin (Susan) McDonald, Kathleen (Mike) Holt, Theresa (Richard) Paul, Terrance McDonald, Marguerite (Todd) Montgomery, Virginia McDonald; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Funeral Information and condolences can be found here.


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