McDonald – John “Stanley” of London and formerly of Union passed away suddenly on February 8th, 2017, in his 77th year. Beloved wife and best friend of Irene (Campbell) McDonald. Cherished father of Brenda Ryan (Jeff) of Cochrane, Alberta. Proud grandfather of Breann Ryan (fiancé Andrew Vernon) of Red Deer, Alberta and Hayley Ryan (fiancé Robert Swedburg) of Cochrane, Alberta. Dear brother of Duane McDonald (Elsie) of Leamington, Melvin McDonald (Pat) of Wheatley, Marion Sykes of St. Thomas, Darlene Murray of London and Caroline Graff (Bob) of Melbourne. Predeceased by his sister, Wilda Leeming and his brother, Ray McDonald. Stanley was born in Kinsgsville, ON on October 1st, 1040, son of the late Frank and Dorothy (Sample) McDonald. He was retired from Canadian Timkin after 40 years of employment. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas where funeral services will be held on Monday, February 13th at 11:00am. Interment to follow in Union Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-5pm. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary and College (200 Seminary View, Cochrane, Alberta).