Stephen McDonald, 89, Vero Beach

Stephen McDonald, 89, died Feb. 7, 2011, at VNA Hospice House.

He was born in New York City and lived in Vero Beach since 2006, coming from the Palm Coast.

He was a retired manager with AT&T.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Navy at Pearl Harbor and on the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga.

He was a graduate of Rutgers University with a bachelor’s degree.

Survivors include his daughters, Elizabeth McDonald, of Statesville, N.C., and Susan Krull and Patricia Taylor, both of Vero Beach; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Elizabeth.

At the request of the family, his ashes will be scattered at sea by the Navy.

Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach.

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