Cover photo for Donald & Marcianne MacDonald's Obituary

Donald & Marcianne MacDonald


Donald & Marcianne MacDonald

Donald MacDonald, 81, passed away on January 7, 2022. Just over a year later, his wife Marcianne (Putala) MacDonald, 81, passed away on February 24, 2023. They were married for 59 years.

Donald was born on June 12, 1940 in Meriden to the late Alexander and Margaret MacDonald.

Marcianne was born on February 5, 1942 in Providence, RI to the late Edward and Margaret (Homnack) Putala.

Donald and Marcianne were longtime Plantsville residents. They owned and operated Essence of the Earth for many years. They were also members of the Immaculate Conception Church. Marcianne also worked at the Southington Town Clerk for 18 years.

They are survived by their son, Brian MacDonald and grandson, Dylan MacDonald, both of Thomaston. They were predeceased by their son, Mark E. MacDonald.

Memorial donations may be made to the Dementia Society of America (

Funeral services will be celebrated privately.  Plantsville Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements.  For online condolences, please visit

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