William "Frog" Mac Donald, 73, of Auburn passed away January 11, 2023, at Auburn Community Hospital. William was born in New Brunswick, Canada on November 30, 1949, to the late Frederick D. and Mary A. (Beckett) Mac Donald. He graduated from West High School and masonry trade school. He was a brick layer for many years and went on to become a corrections officer, working in Green Haven, Auburn and Butler prisons. William enjoyed riding his motorcycle, loved listening to music, and was a movie buff. He was an assistant hockey coach for the Auburn hockey club and rode in hogs for dogs for over 10 years, an organization that was close to his heart.
William is survived by his wife Deborah; his daughter, Erin (Frederick) Eatman of North Carolina; his son, Todd (Courtney) Mac Donald of Auburn; his brother, Peter Mac Donald of Washington State and Andrew (Nancy) Mac Donald of Auburn; his sister, Martha (Thomas) Kingsley of California; his grandchildren, Reagan and Emerson Eatman; his beloved dog, Cody; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, William was pre-deceased by his sister, Ann Toles.
Calling hours for William will be held on Tuesday January 17th from 4 PM to 6 PM in White Chapel Funeral Home Inc., 197 South St., Auburn, NY 13021. Donations in Williams memory can be made to the Finger Lakes SPCA of CNY. To offer condolences please visit Whitechapelfh.com.