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Carol L. (Ptasznik) McDonald

October 4, 1939 ~ November 5, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Carol McDonald Obituary

Carol McDonald passed away on November 5, 2023 at the age of 84. Carol was born October 4, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri; daughter of the late Joseph and Flora (Schauer) Ptasznik. She later met and married Richard McDonald who passed away in May 1998. 

She is survived by her three children, Anita (Gary) Barnum of Florissant, MO, Christine (Gregg, Sr. ) McDaniels of O'Fallon, MO, Timothy (Dena) McDonald of Wentzville, MO; six grandchildren, Stephen (Laura King) Barnum, Michelle Fuller, Gregg (Addie) McDaniels, Jr., Kathryn (Aaron) Wilhelms, Alexander McDonald, Joshua (Jane McCurry) McDonald; 7 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Richard McDonald, and four siblings.  

Carol was a member of St. Patrick Church in Wentzville, Missouri where she served in the YAC (Young Again Club) Club.  She worked at Mrs. O's Cafe and Pie Pantry in Florissant, Missouri for many years where she made many delicious pies. She was proud of her Polish heritage and her family was very important to her.  She enjoyed family gatherings including dinners, playing games, and just hanging out together.  Carol will be remembered with many happy memories and will be dearly missed by her family and friends. 

Memorials may be made to:  American Lung Association (, 211 N Broadway Suite 2035, St. Louis, MO 63102

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November 8, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pitman Funeral Home
1545 Wentzville Parkway
Wentzville, MO 63385

Funeral Mass
November 9, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church-Wentzville
405 S. Church St.
Wentzville, MO 63385

Interment following funeral service

Calvary Cemetery & Mausoleum
5239 W Florissant Ave
St. Louis, MO 63115


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