The death has occurred of Gussie McDonald, Fintona.

Mc Donald Gussie, (Fintona) formerly of 4 Shilling Court, Fintona, BT78 2HH, died suddenly on 1st August 2021. Beloved partner of Heather. Treasured father to Corina Goan (Christopher) and Charlie Maginnes (Andrew) and former husband of Sheila. Devoted grandfather to Lily, Cormac and Evie. Cherished brother to Charlotte Spridell, Josie, Christine Gibson and the late Mary Mullen, Carmel Gartland, Patsy and Eddie. Gussie will leave his late residence at 10.25am on Thursday 5th August 2021 for 11am requiem mass in St Lawrence’s Church Fintona followed by his burial in the adjoining Cemetery. For those who wish to show a presence along the funeral route, Gussie will travel from Shilling Court along Craigavon Road, Mill Street, Main Street, up the bray (past former Police Station), Tattymoyle Road and Lisdergan Road to arrive at 10.55am. In light of the Coronavirus and in the interests of health and safety within the community, the house will be private with social distancing being adhered to at the funeral. Family flowers only donations in lieu kindly accepted for Chest Heart and Stroke Association c/o McAtee Funeral Directors. Deeply regretted by his loving partner, daughters, their mother, sons in law, grandchildren, sisters, nieces, nephews and entire family circle. Our Lady pray for him.

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  1. My thoughts are with you Heather Memories live forever
    Noilin & Mickey Laura & Paul

  2. sorry to hear such sad news about Gussie , was a true gentleman, sympathy to Heather , Christine John Alanna Mikala Paul &Kelly . May u rest in peace Gussie. Jim & Geraldine McCarron

  3. Very sad news about Gussie. One of life’s gentlemen. Sincere Condolences to Heather, Christine and wider Family circle.
    Rest in Peace Gussie.
    A True Gentleman.

  4. Sorry to hear of Gussies passing, Thinking of Heather & intire McDonald family at this sad time. A true gentleman and friend.

  5. My deepest sympathy to Christine and the McDonald family at this very sad time. Rest in peace Gussie.

  6. Condolences to all Gussie family at this sad time R I P Gussie . Bridie Boyle

  7. Rip gussied you were a true gentleman.thinkng and you all at this sad time.

  8. RIP Gussie, such a lovely friendly man, from I first knew him when he started coming to Forthill Park he always had a smile and a friendly chat for everyone. So shocked and sad to hear of his passing, condolences to all the family

  9. To Heather Christine and the family circle so sorry to hear of Gussie’s sudden passing he was a great guy and friend for a long time May God bless you’s at this sad time

  10. Awful sad…thoughts and prayers are with Heather and all of Gussie’s family at such a sad time. May his gentle soul Rest in Peace ????????????????????????

    1. It is with great sadness that I offer you my sincere sympathy on Gussie’s passing. I pray that Our Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and Our Lady Mary give his entire Family Circle peace and comfort as you mourn your loss. May his memory be a blessing and may he rest in peace.

  11. Deepest sympathy to all Gussies family I remember his sense of humour. RIP Gussie

    1. Rest in peace gussie. Thinking of all the family at this sad time.

  12. Deepest sympathy to Christine and the Mc Donald family at this sad time. Gussie was a gentleman.( Barney and Hannah Owens)

  13. My thoughts and prayers are with the family RIP Gussy a true gentleman ????????

  14. Sincere sympathy to Christine, Paul, Mikala, Alanna & family. R.I.P. Gussie.

  15. Deepest sympathy to all the family on the loss of Gussie ,he was a lovely gentleman

  16. Heather so sorry to hear this news. Gerard and I are shocked and saddened. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  17. Very sorry to hear about gussie. He was a true gentleman. Thinking of all the family at this very difficult time.

    1. So sorry to hear the sad news about gussie he was a true friend and gentleman and will be sadly missed be everyone gone but not forgotten RIP Gussie.

  18. So sorry to hear about the sad news of gussie. Thoughts and prayers are with heather and the rest of the family circle at this difficult time. You were a true gentleman gussie who always had time to stop and chat. Me and dad will forever remember all the craic we had with you! Rest in paradise.

    1. Thoughts and prayers are with heather and the rest of the family circle at this difficult time. Gussie was a true gentleman!

  19. Rest in peace Gussy. A true gentleman. My thoughts and prayers are with Heather and Gussy’s family and friends at this sad time.

  20. Condolences to all the family.Gussie was a gentleman an lovely neighbour may he rest in peace

  21. Thinking of you Heather & Family so so sorry for your loss of your dear partner & friend I’m truly sorry.

  22. Our sincere thoughts and prayers with all of the family at this time, so sudden!
    Gussie, RIP, Tich!

  23. So So sad to hear of Gussies passing. My Sincere sympathy to the entire family at this terrible sad time. A life long friend. RIP Gussie. Many a great night we had over the years.

  24. So sorry to hear of Gussies passing.
    A true gentleman that everyone knew and loved
    Condolences to the families

    1. Condolences to Heather, Christine and all the family on the passing of Gussie.R.I.P. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  25. Deep condolences to all the family of Gussie
    A true gentleman and talented musician
    Always up for a laugh may he rest in peace ????

  26. Sheila , Heather, Charlie, Andrew , Corina and extended families , please accept our heartfelt love and sympathy on the loss of Gussie. He was a lovely man and I will always cherish the memories of him making me laugh out loud so much on Andrew and Charlie’s wedding day. Please know our heartfelt love and deepest sympathy are with you all now and in the days that lie ahead. Alan and Anita Collins xx