Karen “Noodle” Renee Macdonald, 50, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away at Hospice House of St. Mary's in Callaway, MD on Friday, September 20, 2013 after her courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, with family members at her side.
Karen was born on February 23, 1963 in Washington, DC. She was the daughter of the late Clifton J. Thompson and the late Barbara A. Latham Thompson.
Karen enjoyed spending time with her family, bingo, traveling, photography, yard sales/ flea markets, car shows, shopping and decorating. She was an animal lover and absolutely loved the beach.
In addition to her parents, Karen was predeceased by her brother, Thomas J. Thompson.
Karen is survived by her husband, David P. Macdonald of Mechanicsville, MD; her son, Michael A. Macdonald of Mechanicsville, MD; daughters, Ashley M. Macdonald of Mechanicsville, MD and Linda R. Macdonald of Newburg, MD; brother, Chris J. Thompson of Newburg, MD; sisters, Sandy L. Nealis of Port Orange, FL and Sherry L. (Thompson) Altizer of Deale, MD; and her beloved dog, Marleigh.
Family and friends will be received for Karen's Life Celebration on Friday, September 27, 2013, from 2:00 PM to ¬4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM¬ to 8:00 PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. A Service will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM, here at the funeral home. Father John Ball will officiate.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. Jude's Cancer Research, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.