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Kristina C. (Makara) McDonald

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, September 27th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 McDonald, KristinaBroadway (Rte 107) , REVERE for Kristina C. (Makara) McDonald, who died unexpectedly on Saturday, September 19th, after being stricken. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, September 28th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St.,REVERE at 11 :00 a.m.

Born & raised in Tarnow, Poland, she came to the USA, with her dear family in 1966, when Kristina was 10 (ten) years old. The family settled in Boston & Kristina attended Girls Latin School & Cambridge High School, graduating in 1974. She was a most attractive young woman, and worked most of her working career, in the hospitality industry, as a waitress, hostess, manager & later in the home health care industry. At the time of her unexpected passing, she was acting as a home-care senior aide for several Revere seniors. She lived in Revere for about 25 years. Her late husband, David A. McDonald, passed in 2013.


She is the cherished daughter of, Wanda Z.(Koza) Makara of No. Chelmsford & the late Stanley Makara. She is the devoted sister to Marta E. Makara-Higgins & her husband Frederick G.Higgins of Chelmsford & Roman T. Makara & his wife Brenda of Malden. She is the dear aunt to Frederick J., Martina J., & Lauren E. Higgins all of Chelmsford,Christopher G. Makara of Haverhill & Ericka L. Makara of Malden. She is also lovingly survived by her extended family of friends & former co-workers. Interment will be held later, privately at the family lot, in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Brookline.


Visiting Hours

Sunday, September 27th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, September 28th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere


Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Rosie’s Place, 1750 Washington St. Roxbury, MA 02118.

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  1. Suzanne Sherman
    Aug 18 2019

    Christina and I were best friends for many years and everything together with each other‘s family I just happen to think of her today and go with her sad, and feel terrible about not being there,and want to tell Roman and Martha and her mother wonder how sad I am and wish we had touched base again before her passing. My mother loved Christina used to hang out sometimes without me I haven’t even told her yet she will be crushed and I’m saying prayers for all of you and I can’t I’m so sorry I wasn’t there for the services 🙁

  2. Jennifer Quigley
    Jun 17 2017

    Kristina was one of the most hard working, beautiful woman I know. I was blessed to know her! I miss her every single day! She will never know how much she touched me and my son’s life. I will never forget her. My heart and prayers are with Wanda and Marta.

  3. connie celani
    Oct 3 2015

    I just found out about kristina i missed her services i would of been there for her she passed away to young she was so full of life i saw her at the ship wreck this summer we had a drink and we danced i couldn’t even dance as good. as her she was a great fun person she will be missed here on earth my heart goes out to her mom and her family

  4. connie celani
    Oct 2 2015

    My heart was broken today when i looked in the revere journal to read about my friend kristina she was an amazing woman she will be missed so much especially at the shipwreck im glad i bumped into her this summer and had a drink and dance with her i couldn’t even keep up with her dancing we all love you!

  5. connie celani
    Oct 2 2015

    I read the journal also and missed her services i was so shocked and upset to read what happened the last time i saw her was at the shipwreck at the beach we had some drinks and danced and laughed my heart is broken she was way to young so full of life always had a smile on her face and a good heart she will be missed so much especially at the shipwreck hope your an aAngel up there

  6. chickie kennedy
    Oct 1 2015

    I am so sad to see in the journal that Christina has passed away I m shocked and my heart is broke we were great friends and worked together at the holiday inn I loved her like a sister and will miss her very much I feel so bad that I missed her services to her mom I send my love and prayers and god bless you all It s a sad time for us all the word is a lot smaller now

  7. linda giordano
    Sep 27 2015

    I was so sorry to hear of Christina’s passing. she was a great friend and was always there for everyone. she will surely be missed. my deepest condolences go out to her Mom, and family . She will always be in my prayers GOD BLESS you all

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