McDonald was born in Brooklyn, New York and was President of the Mayor’s Committee Ladies Auxiliary. She was also co-leader of the Ladies Par-Tee Golf club and member of St. Genevieve’s Church
McDonald was preceded in death by her daughter, Patricia Ann McDonald.
She is survived by her husband, William W. McDonald; children, Maureen Wilson, Kathleen Blouin, Diane Bell and William J. McDonald; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’ Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach.
A funeral mass took place at St. Genevieve Church, Roxbury. Disposition remained private.