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Daniel Joseph Dominic McDonald

September 16, 2017

Daniel McDonald

Son of Dylan and Joanne McDonald

† R.I.P. †



Friday, September 22, 2017, in Auditorium:


Reception of the Body 2:00 PM

followed by

1st Visitation and Viewing 2:00- 4:00 PM

Rosary at 5:00 PM

2nd Visitation and Viewing 7:00-9:00 PM

      followed by

Transfer of the Body to the Chapel

Vigil 9:00 PM – 6:50 AM After Lauds



Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 9:00 AM, in the Auditorium


Followed by a Formal Procession on foot to the Cemetery

from the Auditorium.  Everyone is invited to follow behind

after the Celebrants, Pall Bearers with Casket, Family,

The Knights of The Immaculata and Cadets.

POT LUCK RECEPTION at 1:00 PM, in the Auditorium:

All parishioners are asked to bring food for their families and 2 extra for guests.  Food is to be brought to the kitchen next to the Auditorium

 any time after 8:00am until the Mass and after the Funeral Mass.

During the meal, the McDonald sons would like to play the music

 they and Daniel so loved. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!


There will be NO 9:00 AM Mass in the chapel


Daniel Joseph Dominic McDonald, 18, died Saturday, September 16, 2017, in an auto accident west of St. Marys.

He was born July 18, 1999, in Malone, NY. the son of Dylan J. and Josephine A. Inglima McDonald.  Daniel graduated from St. Marys Academy in 2017 and was a student at Kansas State University in Manhattan.  He was a scholarship cadet in the Air Force ROTC at KSU.

Daniel was a member of the Sodality of the Knights of the Immaculata where he was the bandleader and music teacher.  While in high school he participated in football.  Daniel was a member of Assumption Chapel.  He had worked at Sugar Creek in St. Marys and The Onyx Collection in Belvue.

Daniel was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Angelo Inglima and Richard McDonald; a baby brother Dylan Joseph Gabriel McDonald.

Survivors include his parents, Dylan and Josephine, his siblings, Elizabeth, Jeanette, James, Joseph, Mary, Matthew, Sean, Christopher, Michael, Patrick, and Brendan; grandmothers, Ann Inglima and Barbara McDonald.

Requiem Mass for Daniel J. McDonald will be at 9:00 A.M. Saturday, September 23, 2017, at the auditorium on the campus of SMAC.

Interment will be in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery.  Daniel will lie in state at the auditorium on Friday, September 22, 2017, from 2:00 P.M. until the Rosary at 5:00, and then again from 7:00 until 9:00 P.M.  There will be an all-night vigil in the Chapel.

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43 thoughts on “Daniel Joseph Dominic McDonald

  1. Dylan & Joanne: I learned of your son Daniel’s tragic death only this evening, October 14. Be assured that I will pray for the repose of his soul tomorrow at Holy Mass.

  2. Our hears ache to hear of Dan’s passing. All of our thoughts and prayers are with you. We love you all so very much and will continue to keep you all tucked into our daily prayers. God bless you,
    Jeff and Donna Tapp and the entire Tappclan

  3. Mr. and Mrs. McDonald and family. We would like to extend our deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers during this difficult time. We learned of Daniel’s passing from our son, Luke, an Air Force Cadet at K-State. May God’s peace bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.

  4. Dear JoAnn, Dylan and family,

    We send our love and hugs!! We miss you all and are deeply saddened by your loss. The short time we were with you all gave us lasting memories which brought tears and sympathy at this time. We will be having two Masses offered up for Danny and your family. Thank you for giving us Danny. Again, we send our love.

  5. Dear Dylan, Joanne and your beautiful family, we were deeply saddened to hear of Danial’s passing, such a kind talented young man, we cannot begin to imagine how you are all feeling,but you are in our prayers,
    Ar Dheis De go Raibh Siad
    Love the Cullen family
    Eugene,Teresa , Ultan, Niall and Aine.

  6. Dylan, Joanne and family,
    Please accept our most sincere condolences and deepest sympathies on the loss of your son, Daniel. We will pray for the repose of his beautiful sole.
    May he rest in peace,
    The Bracco family

  7. ✝ Lean on the Cross of Jesus as the Virgin did and you will not be deprived of comfort. Mary was as if paralyzed before her crucified Son, but one cannot say that she was abandoned by him. Rather how much more did she not love him when she suffered and could not even weep?
    (Saint Padre Pio)

    My sincere condolences to the McDonald family. You are in my prayers and a Mass will be offered for Daniel. May he rest in the arms of Jesus and Mary.

  8. Our deepest sympathy to your family and our prayers for the soul of your son. A Mass will be offered for his soul and your intentions. May his soul and all of the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace.

  9. Dear McDonald Family,
    Please accept our sincerest condolences. May you find comfort in the fond memories you have of Daniel. God Bless you all. RIP Daniel.

  10. Dylan and Joanne, we are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Bè assured of our prayers for Daniel and all your family. He is safe with Our Lord and Blessed Mother now.

  11. Dear Dylan, Joanne and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Daniel’s death. May our Lord and our Lady come to welcome Daniel into the heavenly kingdom quickly if he isn’t already there. Our prayers are with you!

  12. Our heart, our thoughts and our prayers are with the McDonald family. Words can not describe the sorrow we felt when we received the news. We feel blessed to have known him. May he rest in peace in the loving arms of our Lord and Blessed Mother.

  13. Marcopolus Family says:
    Our heart goes out to the McDonald family and their loss. Daniel served with our boys for many years. We’ve known Daniel since he was born. What a sweet young man he was. May his soul rest in peace. The family and Daniel will always be in our prayers.

  14. Dear Dylan and Joanne,
    Words cannot express how sorry our family is when we heard about Daniel. Our hearts are aching over your loss. We all fondly remember Daniel singing in the choir and being an altar server. Please know your whole family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless all of you during this difficult time. May Daniel’s soul rest in peace.
    With all our Love,
    The Kiernan family
    Kevin, Phyllis, Pierce, Victoria, Andrew, Nick and Patty

  15. Joanne, Dylan and family: Sending our prayers and heartfelt condolences on the loss of Daniel. We can’t begin to imagine what you are going through, but will hold you up in prayer. May Our Lord and Our Lady console you, and the Angels surround you during these next few days and weeks. God bless each one of you. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace, Amen.

  16. McDonald Family,
    Daniel was a talented, smart, enthusiastic young man who obviously came from a very loving and supportive family. I feel blessed to have had him as a part of the AFROTC Det 270 family for the short time that we did. His willingness to make such a deep commitment to his country and join the less than 1% of the nation that makes that commitment speaks volumes of him. I am proud to have had him in the brotherhood of arms with me and know that you are proud as well. My thoughts and prayers go out to you during this time of grief.
    Lt Col Heath Duncan

  17. Dear Mc Donald family, we are praying for you all during this time of great sorrow. I remember your little family then way back in Malone, Ny. Your kids were truly the sweetest. Praying our Lady of Sorrows will comfort you all.

  18. My Dear McDonald Family,
    Julia and I are deeply saddened by your loss. I offer you my prayers and Masses. I will send my guardian angel to the Requiem Mass on Saturday and will include Daniel in my daily prayers for the Holy Souls.
    May the Divine Assistance be always with us, and May the Soul of Daniel and all the souls of the Faithful Departed Rest in Peace.

    Joyce and Julia Buragino, Post Falls, ID

  19. Daniel was truly special from all that we have heard from our daughter and family (Koutris) We are saddened by his death and pray our rosary for him every day as well as for your wonderful family

  20. My dear Dylan,
    Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers go out to you and your family. Let us all be aware how life is so precious. Knowing you as a young boy I am so proud of the man you have become today. Our Blessed Mother will take care of you and your family, as She always has. As strong and courageous you have always been for your family, shows what faith you have, you are an inspiration to all of us especially to your children.
    we love you and prayers have always been with you
    Rosemary, Joe & Anthony Wrobel

  21. Dylan, Joanne and Family, words cannot express how saddened we are with this tragic news. We last saw Daniel when he was just a boy, but knew he’d grow into the well respected young man he became. We are praying for Daniel and your whole family. God Bless you all.

  22. Our condolences to your family for your loss. Daniel and your whole family is in our prayers.

    God bless you and may you find comfort in the crucified Savior.

  23. Even for the short amount of time we had Daniel in the K-State Air Force ROTC program, he was an outstanding cadet. Being a scholarship winner speaks to his work ethic and success as a student. We are proud of his selflessness and willingness to serve his country. He will truly be missed and our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  24. Dylan, Joanne, and the rest of your beautiful family:

    When my family and I learned of your beautiful son’s passing, we were truly and deeply saddened! The contacts I was fortunate to have with him, he was so dignified in how he carried himself — most especially evident in his service at God’s altar (whether preparing, serving, or “breaking down” after mass). May Our Blessed mother comfort each of you during this difficult trial.

    Requiescat in Pace, Daniel!
    Jamie and Jennifer Zadeh & family

  25. We will pray for the repose of
    Daniel’s soul. Even though it is hmtragic and difficult ofor oved ones and friends to experience. We all must pray this soul out of purgatory immediately offering up our works,sorrows and diffi ulties. We are so fortunate to be Latin Mass Catholics and ha ‘ve another soul who can really pray for us down here. It’s going to be rough. All stay close to Daniel he will help tremendously.

  26. My poor prayers for the repose of your son’s dear youthful soul and for your whole family in
    this time of crushing sorrow. In Christ and His Holy Mother.

  27. Our Lady of Sorrows, pray for us as we mourn.
    We are having the Gregorian Masses said by a priest in England for Daniel, starting today, the 18th of September and continuing for 30 days.
    Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord……

  28. My thoughts and prayers are with Daniel and the whole McDonald family. May the comfort of our Lord and our Blessed Mother see you through this difficult time.

  29. Daniel will be remembered in our hearts and in our prayers. May Our Lord and His Blessed Mother comfort, guide and watch over all of you in the hours and days to come. With love, Chris and Michelle Cortese and family

  30. Our deepest sympathy to the
    McDonald family
    We will cherish our memories of
    Daniel from our days at Family Cloistered learning Center
    We were blessed to see him one last time three weeks ago and will not forget his big smile and warm heart. We are praying for his soul and for all of you
    As you say goodbye
    May the Angels assist you

    The Koutris Family

  31. We were saddened to hear of the loss of Daniel. Our hearts and prayers are with Dylan, Joanne, and the children. May he Rest In Peace and may all who loved him find consolation in Our Lady and her Son.

  32. Our deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to Dylan and Joanne and children May God hold Daniel in the hollow of His hand. May he Rest In Peace.

  33. My Danny Boy, My heart is full of tears but I find comfort in knowing that you are now in the arms of Our Lady. You truly SOARED to Great Heights! Love always and prayers, Grammy

  34. Dan had only been in SMA for less than 2 years, and within that time, he made a profound impact in the lives of so many here by his tremendous and steady example of kindness, generosity, and devotion. His memory lives on, and our prayers always.

  35. So tragic and so young! God really wanted this good young soul. Many prayers for Daniel and his family during this extremely sorrowful time.

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