April 27, 1933 – April 13, 2023 (age 89)
On Thursday, April 13th 2023, Kathleen Baker McDonald, passed away at age 89 in Newburgh, New York with her husband and son by her side.
Born April 27, 1933 in Clinton, Arkansas to Estelle Hamilton and Lester B. Baker, Kathleen earned a degree in education from the University of Central Arkansas. There she met Thomas B. McDonald, who would become her husband of 65 years. The couple married September 10, 1958 in Tunica, Mississippi before relocating to Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York. Kathleen taught the 5th grade at West Point and was an invaluable member of the faculty. She retired in 1988, when she became a full-time grandmother of five grandchildren.
Kathleen is survived by her husband Thomas B. McDonald, son Thomas B. McDonald Jr., her five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
A memorial luncheon will be held on Thursday, April 27th at 35 Meadow Avenue, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, 12520 from 11am-2pm.
Arrangements are entrusted to Quigley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Inc.; to send condolences, please go to http://www.Quigleybros.com