Cornelius E. McDonald 79, of Lake Street, Rehoboth died Thursday March 14, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Jean F. (Brunelle) McDonald. Born in Providence he was a son of the late Cornelius and Helen (Ebbitts) McDonald. Mr. McDonald was a forman for Rico Tool and Die company before retiring. He was a member of the Rhode Island Elks for 46 years. Besides his wife he leaves one daughter; Donna Dufresne of New Hampshire, one son; Neal McDonald of Florida, six grandchildren; Jennifer, BethAnn, Kenny, Neal, Lindsay, Courtney and three great grandchildren; Ariana, Devlin and Michaela. He was the brother of the late George and John “Red” McDonald. His funeral service will be private.