Alene MacDonald, 82 went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Bridge of Lake Pointe Landing.
Alene was born in Newark, NJ and grew up in East Orange, NJ. She spent many years of her married life in Colts Neck, NJ and has been a resident of Hendersonville since 1986. She was a member of First Alliance Church for many years and loved her church family very much.
In her younger years she was a sports car competitor and won many trophies. She also raised Cocker Spaniels and had two of them when she moved to Hendersonville. When her health declined she had a much loved cat. Her other interests were books and she was involved in church libraries and was an avid reader. She liked to play bridge and many other games. Alene had many friends and loved to entertainóshe was a great listener and always showed compassion and was an encourager.
She was known for her quick wit and was fun to be with. She loved her friends at Heritage Hills and appreciated the care given her at the Bridge by her Hospice nurses.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years, John MacDonald; as well as two brothers Austin and David Barry.
Surviving are two sisters-in-law Connie and Joyce Barry and ten nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at the First Alliance Church on at 11:00am on Monday, May 21. The Revs. Ron Glass and Donald Chapman will officiate. There will be a reception following the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to the First Alliance Great Compassion Fund, in care of First Alliance church, 1821 Windsor Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28791 or Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
To sign the online register book, please visit shulerfuneralhome.com. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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1821 Windsor Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28791