Donald J. “Rod” McDonald, 88, of Camp Hill, formerly of Philadelphia, died on Sunday February 24, 2019 at the Bridges of Bent Creek, Mechanicsburg.
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Rod graduated from Drexel University (1963) and Temple University (1967) and retired as a health physicist from the former State Department of Environmental Resources. He was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Camp Hill, a past Grand Knight of Knights of Columbus Counsel No. 4068; and a Navy Veteran of the Korean War.
Rod was born in Philadelphia to the late Frank and Kathryn Breslin McDonald. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret A. “Peggie” McKenna McDonald and his brother, Francis.
Surviving are three daughters, Anne Black (Keith) of Harrisburg, Mary Smith (Theron) of Enola and Margaret Felmlee (Kevin) of Dillsburg; and five grandchildren, Ian, Trevor, and Annie Smith and McKenna and Katelyn Felmlee.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday February 28, 2019 in the Church of the Good Shepherd, 3435 E. Trindle Rd., Camp Hill, with Father Sola as Celebrant. A viewing will be held from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday February 27th in the Myers-Harner Funeral Home, 1903 Market St., Camp Hill, with a prayer service to be held at 7:00 P.M. An additional viewing will also be held in the church on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the mass. Burial will be held following the mass in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church.