Serena MacDonald

We regretfully announce the passing of Serena-Lyn MacDonald age 42 of Boston, MA, who passed away on the evening of 8/03/2022. 

Serena is survived by her daughters, Ebonyi Redley and Kaia Isabella Moise of Everett, MA. Her mother Paula MacDonald and Stepfather Reynold DiFilippo of Revere, MA. Siblings Clarice Eldridge of Saugus, MA; Melissa MacDonald of Peabody, MA; Scott MacDonald of Beverly, MA; and Vanessa Williams of Woburn, MA. Preceded by her father, Malcolm MacDonald, formerly of Everett, MA. As well as many friends and family. Serena grew up in Chelsea/Everett, MA. 

The family is deeply saddened and shocked by Serenas’ sudden death. Serena was born on 3/08/1980 and attended Shurtleff, Mary C. Burke, and Everett High Schools. She then attended Esthetic classes at Elizabeth Grady, where she became a licensed Esthetician. 

Our family is grateful to know that Serena is finally at peace. 

Services will be held at Elm Street Baptist Church, 14 Jackson Ave, Everett, MA, on Saturday, August 13th at 11 am. Followed by a celebration of her life downstairs. All are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks you to send donations to the below Charity.

Scholarships for Rise Above Sober Living

Venmo: Nicole Marie @RiseAboveMA


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10 Condolences

  1. Kaia Moise on August 8, 2022 at 11:41 am

    I love you mum. You meant so much to so many people. Made such an impact to this world. Rest easy <3

  2. Cindy Peters-Hoffman on August 8, 2022 at 12:49 pm

    Serena, I pray that you are at peace now. Watch over your family and your girls. You were very loved and will be greatly missed. My deepest condolences to your family.

  3. Juanita Holden on August 8, 2022 at 5:38 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss it’s so sad we were best friends growing up she’s never to be forgotten may she Rest In Peace your family is in my thoughts and prayers

  4. Maria Arzola on August 8, 2022 at 8:12 pm


  5. Maria Arzola on August 8, 2022 at 8:21 pm

    My deepest sympathy and condolences to all her family Serena was such a friendly child she a wild one loved her energy as a child she was kind funny and vivacious little girl she was very kind to my daughter Melanie she never saw her disabilities only a friend that she played with she loved getting wet in the rain and loved eating ❤️ 😢 she was truly a kind and loving person and she will be missed to her daughter’s remember the good times ..and know that she is know at peace. Godspeed RIP 🙏 I will always remember you as a fun loving little girl that cared and loved my precious angel Melanie say hi to her for me..

  6. Anna Breen on August 8, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    Serena, I know you are up in Heaven With Nana and Pa now, I hope you will find Peace . You will be missed by your Family Forever, All My Love Auntie Anna xxxxxx

  7. Luisito on August 8, 2022 at 9:03 pm

    Wow I’m at a loss of words.. one of my sisters gone too soon. But as they say we truly live once our souls return back to the creator. My deepest condolences to your family and children. May the angels fly her to her throne and May she forever be at peace …

  8. Sandra Carmenatty on August 8, 2022 at 10:53 pm

    I’m sorry to see you gone so soon. May Hod wrap you in his warm embrace and your family find peace knowing that you are resting easy beautiful.

  9. Susie Da Rosa on August 9, 2022 at 5:29 am

    Serena may you Rest In Peace your were such strong women you raised two strong independent young beautiful ladies may god give your family the strength to get through this tough time fly high rest in peace

  10. Paula MacDonald on March 14, 2023 at 9:06 pm

    My middle child, my sidekick and mini me. I know you are sleeping in Gods memory until the resurrection when I will see you again. I’m going to hug you sooo tight. I know you are sleeping peacefully now. No more running and chasing the devil. God has you now baby girl. Mumster loves and misses you. Papa Renny does too. Until we meet again. XOXOXO XOXOXO XOXOXO

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