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Thomas M. McDonald

September 23, 1948 — March 15, 2020

On Sunday, March 15, 2020, Thomas Michael McDonald, beloved husband of Nancy T. McDonald (nee Brukiewa); loving father of Brian Thomas McDonald and Amy McDonald, dear grandfather of Gregory McDonald & his wife Destiny (nee Karol), great grandfather of newborn Madison Grace and grandfather of three puppies; Lexy, Ruby Sue & Potus.

Tom aka Chief was born in 1948 and lived in Dundalk his entire life.  He attended St  Rita's School and graduated from Mount Saint Joseph High School in 1966. He was drafted into the Army and was stationed in Germany from 1969-1971.  He worked as a buyer at Baltimore Gas & Electric Company for 45 years, where he met his wife.  They have been married for 47 years. He was a 1976 graduate of the University of Baltimore. Tom & his family traveled a lot over the years and he has been to 48 states, including Alaska and Hawaii. Tom was devoted to Baltimore football. He had season tickets for the Colts, CFL Stallions, and his Ravens. He was a proud PSL owner in section 540. He was a member of Ravens Nest #2.  He attended Super Bowl XXXV and XLVII. He  was diagnosed with ALS exactly two years ago. Despite his illness, Tom traveled to the Hall of Fame with his son and grandson for the inductions of Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. Chief was very devoted to his family and was a parishioner of Our Lady of Hope for over 40 years. Due to restaurants being closed we will be having a gathering at a later date. If you would like to be notified when this is scheduled please email Amy at

Services are being handled by Kaczorowski Funeral Home, P.A. Due to the state of emergency please call the Funeral Home for Service information.

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Kaczorowski Funeral Home P. A.

1201 Dundalk Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21222

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