Theresa M. MacDonald of Winthrop passed away at home on January 5, 2022. She was 91 years old. Born in Boston she was the beloved daughter of the late Mary (Hollohan) and Richard Young. She grew up in East Boston and graduated from the Fitton High School in East Boston. She moved to Winthrop in 1955 where she raised her five children along with her husband Edwin, Sr. She went on to work as an administrative assistant for the Suffolk County House of Corrections for many years. She was also a member of the Winthrop Catholic Women’s Club, the Winthrop Senior Center and the Winthrop Art Association.
She was the devoted wife of the late Edwin T. MacDonald, Sr. and the loving mother of Theresa O’Connor and her husband John of Winthrop, Peggy Griffiths and her husband Bill of Winthrop, Edwin T. MacDonald, Jr. and his wife Karen Lee of Winthrop, Rosemary MacDonald of Winthrop and Maryann McGreehan of S. Portland, Maine. Cherished grandmother of Danny, Julie, Jennifer and her husband Sean, Michael, Amanda and her husband Paul, Gregory, Katelyn, Evan, Charly, Joe and Jessica and her husband Andrew. Great grandmother of Jackson and Camden.
Services and interment were private. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the MSPCA at www.mspca.org.
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