Horace George McDonell, Jr. 90, passed away Monday, September 2, peacefully at home in Naples, Florida. Born September 23, 1928 in New York City, New York to his parents Horace G. McDonell and Anabel Armstong.
Horace was a U.S. Army Veteran serving 1946-1948.
After the service Horace worked for the Perkin-Elmer Corporation from June of 1952 through November of 1990. He was designated CEO in 1984 and Chairman in 1985. He continued serving as Chairman and CEO until retiring in 1990.
Horace served on several Corporate and Civic Boards including: Hubbell Inc., Ethan Allen Inc., and Datahr Rehabilitation Center.
Horace is predeceased by his parents and his wife: Eileen Romar McDonell (2012), his children Victoria McDonell (1990), son Horace McDonell (2007), and son in-law Thomas (2008). Horace is survived by his daughter Diane M. Nagot, daughter in-law Debra Krause McDonell and niece Lillian McDonell.
Memorial contributions may be made to Avow Hospice or Harry Chapin Food Bank both of Naples, Florida.