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May 24, 2022 - 12:41pm

Martin C. McDonald

posted by T.J. Woodward.

martinm1.jpg  Martin C. McDonald, 71, of Attica passed away on May 20, 2022 at his home. He was born on April 12, 1951 in Buffalo to the late Martin G. McDonald and the late Dorothy (Faslon) Stiles. He is preceded in death by a sister; Ginny McDonald; daughter in law Rebecca McDonald and father in law; Albert Stewart.

Martin was a proud United States Marine veteran who devoted his life to working. At a young age he started collision work and eventually opened up his own shop in the buffalo area where he grew up. Marty moved to Darien in his 20s where he spent many years as an EMT at the Darien fire department, he held many positions and eventually became chief. He then went on to be a correctional officer and after dedicating 27 years he retired from Attica State Correctional facility. When Marty was in his late 40s, he moved to Attica where he resided the rest of his life. He liked to do his own handy-man work and in the early 2000s he and his wife remodeled the home and built a 2-car garage. Marty spent his free time with friends and family. He enjoyed going out to eat, vacations, going for a drive to jam out with his daughter Taylor, doing work around the house and being outside, going to different casinos with his wife Barb, but Marty most loved spending time with his “pride and joy” Taylor. Martin was a kind soul with a heart bigger than the world.

He is survived by his wife; Barbara (Stewart) McDonald; beloved children Taylor McDonald, Robin McDonald, Michele (Robert) Wesley, Mike (Jen) McDonald, Marty McDonald, Scott McDonald; sister Mary Louise (McDonald) Miller along with many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and cousins.

There will be no prior calling hours. An 11:00AM Funeral Service will be held on Thursday May 26, 2022 at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Darien Fire Company PO 135 Darien Center, NY 14040. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

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