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925 S 27th Street
BILLINGS, MT 59101
Phone: 406-245-6427
Fax: 406-259-3558
Helen McDonald

Helen McDonald

Wednesday, August 8th, 1945 - Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Helen “Mac” McDonald passed away with her family by her side on Sunday July 28, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. Helen was born August 8, 1945 in Lewistown MT to John and Sylvia Gisi. Helen graduated from Billings Senior High school and returned to Lewistown to attend nursing school where she met the love of her life Donald (Bob) R McDonald and after a 2 month courtship they were married, September 11, 1965. Bob & Helen moved to Billings where she worked for Deaconess Hospital/Billings Clinic for 48 years. This is where she gained the highly decorated name “Mac.” Helen and Bob had three children, Robbin, Penny and Don (Laurie), nine grandchildren (Jessie, Travis, Courtney, Eriqa, Cash, Danyel, Tiffiny, Cole and Kyra,) three great grandchildren, (Kiaayo, Evah and Kharma.) Mac enjoyed caring for others, crocheting, painting, cake decorating, Tupperware sales and her flowers out in the yard. Mac was truly a strong loving woman who touched many hearts and souls.
Mac is survived by her husband Bob, daughter Penny and son Don, her siblings, Gwen, Vernon “Bud”, Jim and Theresa, grandchildren and great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Those who preceded her in death were her parents John and Sylvia and daughter Robbin.
Services will be held at Smith’s Funeral Chapel, 925 South 27th St, Billings MT at 2:00 pm. Celebration of life to follow at 128 Nightingale Billings, MT 59101.
We would like to especially thank Paula and Michelle at Riverstone Hospice, Mac’s “sidekicks” Deb and Tam, her lifelong friends Kay Robson and Helen Ruff and the many, many friends and family that were there to support and hug our mom during these last 5 weeks.
We love you more mom.
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  • Service

    Thursday, August 1st, 2019 | 2:15pm
    When
    Thursday, August 1st, 2019 2:15pm
    Location
    Smith Downtown Chapel
    Address
    925 South 27th Street
    BILLINGS, MT 59101
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  • Interment

    Location
    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Address
    1601 Mullowney Lane
    BILLINGS, MT 59101
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Robbin Redmond

Posted at 08:19pm
We had the pleasure of meeting Mac in May 1988 when My husband was in Deaconess for 7 weeks. Mac was one our favorite nurse.
Mac brought humor, compassion and friendship to our family at a very difficult time. Over the years I have ran into Mac in passing and she always remembered Bryan and I by name. It isn’t often you make a life long friend with a care giver, but Mac was just that. I seen her about a month ago in Walmart and had a nice visit. I am so glad I got to tell her then just how much her care meant to us all those years ago. I’ll say it again, she wasn’t just a caregiver she made us feel like family. 50cc syringes became a water gun battle from the hospital bed to the nurses station, your “$#it kickers” as my husband referred to them made us giggle. We will forever remember you Mac. We will see you again in Heaven my friend.
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