Monday, February 25, 2013
McDonald, 54, passed away Friday after battling esophageal cancer
Calling hours for Sheriff-Elect Michael A. McDonald will take place from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. today at the Canton Civic Center's McKinley Room. McDonald, a 32-year member of the Stark County Sheriff's Office, died Friday. McDonald had won the seat over Republican candidate Lawrence A. Dordea in the November 2012 election. Then, McDonald had announced in January that he would not take office because of issues in battling esophageal cancer. According to legacy.com: A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Louis Catholic Church in Louisville with Fr. Lawrence Frient officiating. F.O.P. services will be at 2:45 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in the St. Louis Church Cemetery, Louisville, Ohio. In lieu of flowers the family …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
McDonald was elected sheriff in November 2012 and had announced in January that he would not take office because of issues in battling esophageal cancer
Michael A. McDonald, the man Stark County voters chose as the county's 47th sheriff, has passed away. McDonald had won the seat over Republican candidate Lawrence A. Dordea in the November 2012 election. Then, McDonald had announced in January that he would not take office because of issues in battling esophageal cancer. Former sheriff Timothy Swanson, a former boss and longtime friend of McDonald's, told the Canton Repository that he'd heard of McDonald's passing shortly after 7 p.m. Friday. George Maier, former safety-service director in Massillon, was selected by Stark County Democrats in February and is now Stark County Sheriff.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Sheriff-elect Michael McDonald announced at the beginning of the month that he was not medically fit to take office as he continues to battle esophageal cancer
Stark County will have a new sheriff next week, but it won't be the man voters elected in November. Sheriff-elect Michael A. McDonald, 54, had announced in early January that he is not medically fit to take office as he continues to battle esophageal cancer, and now Stark County Democrats will meet next week to appoint the next sheriff, according to the Canton Repository. Tim Swanson is the county's current sheriff. He did not run for reelection in 2012, and voters elected McDonald to the position of Stark County sheriff. According to the Canton Repository, the Stark County Democrats will likely have their choice of three candidates: Stark County Sheriff Lt. Louis Darrow, Hartville Police Chief Lawrence Dordea and Massillon Safety-Service …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
McDonald, elected to Stark County sheriff in November 2012, says he is not medically fit to take office as he continues to battle esophageal cancer
The man Stark County voters elected to the position of Stark County sheriff will not take office after all. Michael A. McDonald, 54, announced today that he is not medically fit to take office as he continues to battle esophageal cancer, according to CantonRep.com. “These are very unfortunate circumstances and Sheriff-elect Chief McDonald’s family requests privacy during this difficult time and only asks for your prayers,” Sheriff Tim Swanson said in a statement to the Repository. You can read the newspaper's full report here.
Saturday, September 15, 2012
McDonald is running against Republican candidate Lawrence A. Dordea
Name : Mr. Michael A. McDonald Job titles held : NA Employers : NA Party affiliation : Democrat Running for a: Local office Running for position: Stark County sheriff Chamber/district: Stark County Incumbent: No Previous elective offices : NA Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: NA Address 4220 12th St. NW Canton OH 44708 Name : Michael McDonald Title : candidate Website : http://mcdonaldforsheriff2012.com/ Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/mcdonald.forsheriff