Donald Davidson


August 2, 1938
January 31, 2020

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Donald L. Davidson on January 31, 2020, born on August 2, 1938. A loving and treasured husband of Helen, for over 60 years, and cherished father of Sandra, Susan (François) and Donna (Gilles). Beloved grandfather to Carolyne (Bruno), Stéphanie (Sébastien), Eric and Tyler. A great father to Nathan, Leah, Jacob and Catherine. He is also survived by his sisters Evelyn Davidson and Barbara Ann Davidson and his brother Ross Davidson. Retired Bank Manager at the CIBC and esteemed member of the Huntingdon Quebec community; where he serviced on many community boards and foundations, among them was his 30 plus years on the Huntingdon County Hospital Board and Foundation.  Donald was a long-time member of the Rotary Club and former councilman for Hinchinbrooke, Quebec.  Donald will be deeply missed by his loving family, friends and the communities he served, for his devotion and great sense of humor.  Visitations will be held Friday, February 7 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, February 8 from 10 a.m. at Rodrigue Montpetit & Fils Funeral Home, 170 Chateauguay Street, Huntingdon, Quebec, 450-264-5331.  Funeral service will take place on Saturday, February 8 at 11 a.m. at the Funeral home's Chapel.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the Huntingdon County Hospital Foundation or the St. John’s Anglican Church in Huntingdon, Quebec.  Online condolences and tributes may be made at

Condoleances (49)

  • James Gavin

    Our deepest sympathy to Don's family we will all miss him. Don was truly a great citizen of our community and his absence will surely be missed. Rest in peace good friend.
    Jim & Judy

    Monday, Feb 3 2020 7:21:52pm
  • Gay Cloake

    Dear Davidson Family - My thoughts are with you at this very sad time. If I can be of help in any way, please let me know.


    Monday, Feb 3 2020 7:43:43pm
  • Peter Leet

    My deepest sympathies. He will be sadly missed by many people

    Monday, Feb 3 2020 8:25:53pm
  • Lois J Shaw

    My deepest sympathy to the family You will be so missed

    Monday, Feb 3 2020 8:41:12pm
  • Marnie Shaw

    Dear Donna and family,
    So sad th learn of your dad’s passing.
    My sympathies to you and your family.

    Monday, Feb 3 2020 8:58:32pm
  • Richard and Linda Beare

    Our deepest sympathies to the family…a great loss for our community.

    Monday, Feb 3 2020 9:33:27pm
  • Sheila vaincourt

    So sorry for your loss he will be missed. He was nice person. Sorry for the family. And Helen Gerald and sheila

    Monday, Feb 3 2020 9:38:01pm
  • Clarice and Greg

    Mr. Davidson was such a great man, even in our little hometown in Ontario he made a great impression. His sense of humour, his charm and that heartfelt laugh, we will surely miss you. Mrs. Davidson, Sandra, Donna, Susan and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Monday, Feb 3 2020 10:52:01pm
  • Debbie Henderson

    Mr. Davidson was a wonderful man and such a big part of the community. He will be missed.

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 12:21:52am
  • Barry HORAN

    Dear Helen and family, our sincere condolences on the passing of Donald.
    Daphne and Barry Horan

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 12:35:22am
  • Jim Young

    So sorry for your loss, he would always make me laugh, and loved his stories, he will be missed.

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 12:39:01am
  • Micheline Bolduc

    My sympathies to you and your familly

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 12:46:50am
  • Laurette king and Douglas Hayter

    Our deepest sympathies the family

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 1:12:44am
  • Andy & Crystal Eastwood

    Our condolences to the family and we will miss his humour and humanity rest Don you’ve done a great service

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 1:30:31am
  • louise lachance legault

    our deepest sympathies to all the family. Don was a wonderful generous man always ready to help with a smile. May he rest in peace.

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 1:37:06am
  • lindsay strachan

    I was sorry to read that Donald had passed away. When Peter and I first moved to the HUntingdon area Don welcomed us into the community, As our bank manager at the CIBC he always took care of our needs and with a great sense of humour. Don will be missed in the community. My condolences to the family.

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 1:37:16am
  • Christine Genier

    My deepest sympathies to the family.

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 2:10:34am
  • Dawn Fleming

    My sympathy to Don's family. He will be missed.

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 2:38:02am
  • Marc Faubert

    Our deepest sympathies to Don’s family. Don was a great man

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 3:36:53am

    I wish that there would be more men like Mr,Davidson,,,,such a kind and helpful man,.He help me 50 years ago and i never forgotten that,,,, I hope that there is a place for him in HEAVEN BECAUSE HE SHURE DESERVE IT....

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 9:34:27am
  • Guy Deschênes

    C’est avec beaucoup de chagrin que j’ai appris le décès de Don, un ami, un mentor.
    Lorraine and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy to his wife, Helen, and to all his family. Don will be missed by all who knew him. He was a gentleman and a friend.
    Reposez en paix, Monsieur Davidson.
    Guy Deschênes

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 1:49:49pm
  • Pierre et Jacinthe Gaudreau

    Nos sincères condoléances à la famille.
    Our deepest sympathies to the family.

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 2:26:56pm
  • Dolene Duheme

    My sincere sympathy to all the family. So sorry to hear of Don's passing. He always had a kind word and great smile. You will be missed Don. RIP

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 3:29:45pm
  • Dolene Duheme

    My Sincere Sympathy to all the family. Don will be missed . He always had a kind word and great smile . RIP Don.
    PS: Hope you have fun playing cards in heaven!!

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 3:39:51pm

    My sympathy to the family. I was surprised to hear of Don's passing today.We always had nice conversations(being both former bank managers) but the best ones were when he would come to the Hinchinbrooke town hall for a CCU meeting(urbanism consulting committee).I will truly miss you my friend!!Rest in peace!

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 6:33:03pm
  • Carole LeClair

    Sincerest condolences to you, Donna and your family. May you find comfort in the loving memories you shared with him.
    Stay strong. ❤️????❤️

    Tuesday, Feb 4 2020 10:06:25pm
  • Betty McIntyre

    Our most sincere sympathy to Helen and family

    Wednesday, Feb 5 2020 1:50:20am
  • Carol Dolan (Freeman)

    My Deepest Condolences.
    I Am Sorry For Your Loss
    Sorry To Hear Of The Passing Of Donald
    To Donald Family
    God has showed you His love for Donald
    God has taken Him out of His tired Body and Mind
    And there will be no more suffering and pain for Him.
    And now Donald will Rest In Peace with God
    In The Kingdom Of Heaven, Till You All Meet Again.
    May God Bless You And Your Family
    Carol Dolan (Freeman)

    Wednesday, Feb 5 2020 12:59:07pm
  • Bruce & Teresa Poirier

    To Helen and all members of the Davidson family, please accept our sincere sympathy and condolences on hearing this very sad news

    Wednesday, Feb 5 2020 2:44:05pm
  • Serge Durand et Louise Drolet

    Sincères condoléances à toute la famille.

    Wednesday, Feb 5 2020 3:24:02pm
  • Barbara & Merrick Morrill

    Our heartfelt sympathy to you Helen, Sandra, Susan, Donna and families. It was such a shock to hear Don had passed away. We don't get to see you both often, we keep in touch, you are in our thoughts always. Don was best man at our wedding 56 yrs ago. Thinking of you each of you, wish we could be there. Loving Hugs

    Wednesday, Feb 5 2020 4:58:24pm
  • Christine Léger

    My deepest and sincere sympaties to the family. Mr.Davidson will be missed. May the good Lord help you get through this sad time. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Wednesday, Feb 5 2020 7:58:23pm
  • Daniel Pomminville

    It is with great sadness that I read about Don's sudden passing. My condolences to Helen and daughters at this sad time. Don was a pillar in the community with his vast involvement, he will be greatly missed by all the lives he touched..

    Wednesday, Feb 5 2020 9:44:43pm
  • Marlene and Glenn Scott

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Our deepest sympathies. He was a part of this community and will be greatly missed.

    Thursday, Feb 6 2020 2:31:06pm
  • Linda Furey

    Dear Helen,& Family. I was shocked to hear of Dons passing. We will all certainly miss him, so can only imagine how difficult this is for you.. I respected him very much and will miss his joking with us at crafts. Please take care, and I know you will have many great memories to look back on. Thinking of you. Sincerely Linda

    Thursday, Feb 6 2020 2:40:46pm
  • Hope Bouthillier

    My sincere condolences to the family.

    Thursday, Feb 6 2020 11:10:34pm
  • Elsie Welburn

    Dear Helen and Family. Our deepest sympathy to your Family.
    Don will be missed.
    Elsie Keith

    Friday, Feb 7 2020 1:14:28am
  • Cecil & Lydia O’Connor

    Our deepest sympathy to all the family.
    Our thoughts are prayers are with in this so difficult time for you.
    Don was a great man and will be missed by many.
    RIP don.

    Friday, Feb 7 2020 1:59:23pm
  • Rucie O'Hare

    My deepest sympathies to the family.

    Friday, Feb 7 2020 2:21:17pm
  • Claude et Nicole Ménard

    Our heartfelt sympathy to Mrs. Davidson and family.
    Au nom de la fondation de l’hôpital de Huntingdon merci Don pour toutes ces années comme membre du bureau de direction et en tant que président. We all appreciate your experience and your availability you were always of good company and a prudent administrator.
    Personnellement je perds non seulement un conseiller mais aussi un fidèle ami. Puisses-tu reposer en paix. Claude Ménard, prés.

    Friday, Feb 7 2020 6:41:58pm
  • Lorraine et Pierre Cantara

    Nos sincères condoléances à toute la famille, nos pensées sont avec vous

    Saturday, Feb 8 2020 3:41:22am
  • Diane Benoit

    My condolences to all of Don's family. He was such a charming, helpful and delightful man. Always ready with a smile and a helping hand. He will be sorely missed by all.
    Diane Benoit

    Saturday, Feb 8 2020 1:43:08pm
  • Lorraine Gauthier

    Mrs Davidson and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Our deepest sympathies. He was a part of this community and will be greatly missed.

    Saturday, Feb 8 2020 2:26:10pm
  • Bernice Reid

    To Helen and Family,
    We extend sincere sympathies to all at this difficult time.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Don was an important member of this community and will be deeply missed.
    Bernice and Peter

    Saturday, Feb 8 2020 3:31:22pm
  • Carol & Bob

    Our deepest sympathies to Helen, Sandra, Susan, Donna and families. I will miss seeing him taking a walk on front street.

    Saturday, Feb 8 2020 10:27:00pm
  • ron sutherland

    My sincere condolences to the Davidson family, relations and friends, he will be missed . R.I.P. Don

    Sunday, Feb 9 2020 3:34:14pm
  • Sandra Leslie

    My deepest sympathies Donna to you and your family. Your dad will truly be missed, such a wonderful person.

    Sunday, Feb 9 2020 5:37:26pm
  • Ann Brewer

    Helen and family: my sincere sympathy to you all. We had many years of friendship and you have many happy memories

    Monday, Feb 10 2020 1:55:23pm
  • Vern Doyle

    My sincere sympathy, also to Evelyn & Barbara. Evelyn & Barbara..many years since I've you but most pleasant memories of going to your home when I was at Uncle <Roy & Aunt Della's.

    Vern Doyle

    Sunday, Feb 16 2020 2:29:55am

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