Obituary for Martha McDonald

CandleMartha Ann Elizabeth McDonald, 73, of Louisville, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2017.

She was born August 16, 1944 in Louisville, the oldest of five children, to Laurence Joseph Andriot, Jr. (deceased) and Ann Fillion (Cawthon) Andriot (deceased). Her siblings were Laurence III (deceased), William Steven, Barbara Fillion Dahlen and Paul Anthony.

Martha graduated from Sacred Heart Academy and attended Ursuline College and the University of Louisville. She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Timothy James McDonald; two children, Elizabeth Anne Caudill, MD (Robert) and James Sean Michael (Lauren); five grandchildren, Madeline Anne, Emma Elizabeth and Hunter Lee Caudill, and Aaron James and Abigail Grace McDonald.

She retired from Dri-View Distribution where she was General Manager and part owner. Martha enjoyed being involved with her children's schools, going to museums and the theater, hiking, tai-chi, calligraphy, travel, bicycling, gardening, and good nutrition. She exhibited at the St. James Art Fair during its early years and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and visiting National Parks and Disney World.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 and 5:30 to 8:00 PM on September 29, 2017 at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, Louisville. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on September 30, 2017 at Epiphany Catholic Church.