MCDONOUGH, Emelda O. “Mel” (LeBlanc)-Of Everett, passed away on July 21, 2014, at Middlewoods Assisted Living in Newington, CT. She was 96. Born in Digby County, Nova Scotia, she was the beloved wife of the late Arthur McDonough. She is also predeceased by her sister Bertha Veitch and dear friend Joe Murphy. Loving aunt of Joan and her husband David Glendinning of Milton, FL, and Irene and he husband George Roushon of Wethersfield, CT. She is also survived by her niece and nephews; Aurora and John Maya, Christopher and Shani Hinton-Miller, Darius and Amanda Miller Gibson, Bibianna Miller, Kathy and Ralph Gonzalez, Peter and Alicia Roushon, and great nieces and nephews; Tony Maya and his wife Merianna, Monica Maya Genik and her husband Michael, Arianna, Nate, and Nick Gonzalez, Penelope and Peter Roushon, Addie and Rena Hinton Miller, Calais and Sonja Gibson Miller. Mel also leaves her many friends at Middlewoods. Prior to her retirement, Mel was a longtime employee of the function company, Margaret Howell, Inc. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral from the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett, on Tuesday, Aug 5th, at 10 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett, at 11 AM. Services will conclude with interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. Mel’s family would like to thank the staff at Middlewoods for their respectful, caring attitudes. Mel was active, comfortable, and happy living there. In her memory, donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Building Fund, 489 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149.