Barbara Case McDonald, age 79, died March 20, 2013 at Duke Medical Center. She was born in Sacramento, CA to the late Frank H. and Dorothy Case. Barbara worked as a real estate broker in Durham and attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Eugene J. McDonald of Durham, NC; Her six children, Michael John McDonald of Newnan GA; Mark Raymond McDonald of San Bernardino, CA; Matthew Dale McDonald of Kennett Square, PA; Martin Case McDonald of Seattle, WA; Mary Zara McDonald of Tiburon, CA; and Molly Jean McDonald of Bethesda, MD; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Beverly Case.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father William McIntyre, OFM, presiding. A reception will be held immediately after mass in the Gathering Space.
Burial will be held at a later date in St. Matthew Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Barbara’s memory may be made to Duke Cancer Institute, 512 Mangum St., Suite 400, Durham, NC 27701.
On-line memorials: www.hallwynne.com. Arrangements for the McDonald family are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service in Durham.