Thomas E. “Porky” McDonald
Died unexpectedly Friday March 25, 2022. Born in St. Albans Naval Hospital Queens February 28, 1961. Son of deceased parents William “The Chief” McDonald & Marie McDonald Kalb. Brother of Patricia Connolly, Ruthanne Valles, and Nancy Snolis; Uncle of Jaclyn Lawler, Robert Valles, Jaqueline Cruz, and Michael Fernald. Great Uncle of Alex Marquez, Nadiya, Abby & Bella Cruz, and Jorja Rae. Friend to ALL. Retired Manager of Service Operations– MTA NYC Transit; alumnus of St. Joseph’s School, Astoria, & Msgr. Mc Clancy High School, Queens. Author, poet and avid NY Mets fan; member of Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame poets & authors. Viewing Sunday, April 3rd 4-8pm Drago/Farenga Funeral Home, 43-10 30th Ave., Astoria. Funeral Mass Monday, April 4th 11am St. Joseph’s Church 43-19 30th Ave., Astoria. Repast follows.