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Official Obituary of

Michael C. Donaldson

April 8, 1962 ~ March 27, 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old

Michael Donaldson Obituary

On the morning of March 27th Michael Donaldson joined his late Mother Marion Donaldson,  Father Haywood Chaney, Sister Imani Marble, Brother Eugene Donaldson, Sister Lynn Donaldson and son Deshaun Curry.

Michael was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. The late Marion Donaldson and Haywood Chaney were his parents. Brenda Chaney married Haywood and was always a mother to Michael from the early age of 6 until his last days.

As a child Michael loved karate, he earned a black belt, he also enjoyed kickboxing. He won many trophies and medals.

Michael Graduated from Umana Tech High School. Michael went on to attend Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Michael loved working with his hands. He worked with his father as an apprentice for Alves Construction Company. Michael later worked for Janey Construction company for many years as a Project Manager he loved working there and when they called, he would come.

One of Michael’s favorite things to do was helping family members fix and repair things in their homes. Just call Michael and he would be there.

Michael leaves behind his wife Lillian Barnes Donaldson, mother Brenda Chaney, four children Latrisha Curry, Melissa Curry, Tanisha Hopkins and the lace Deshaun Curry.  Michael had 15 brothers and sisters the late Alena a.k.a Imani Wood Donaldson-Marble, Eugene a.k.a Ancar Donaldson, Late Lynn Donaldson, Clarence Scott a.k.a Scottie, Mark Donaldson, Angela Perry, Christopher Perry, Gena Perry, Phillip Bailey, Michael Bailey, Dana Bailey, Christina Chaney, Nathaniel Chaney, Mikka McQueen and Iesha Gizaw.  He is also survived by a loving host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and friends.

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April 4, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Morning Star Baptist Church
1257 Blue Hill Avenue
Mattapan, MA 02126

Funeral Service
April 4, 2024

11:00 AM
Morning Star Baptist Church
1257 Blue Hill Avenue
Mattapan, MA 02126

Interment following funeral service

Oak Lawn Cemetery
427 Cummins Highway
Roslindale, MA 02131


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