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Julie Sageser McDonald
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  • Charleston Animal Society
    2455 Remount Road
    North Charleston, SC 29406

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3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway
Charleston, SC 29414
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Superwoman Julie 4 or 5 years old
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Return from Summer Camp! “My most recent cherished memory of Julie was at my wedding. As my husband and I were walking towards our own receiving line, as fate would have it,...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Anna Flores Gibson - Summerville, SC

“Dearest June and Robert: I am so very sorry to hear of Julie's passing. It seems like yesterday that you told us that ya'll were expecting her...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Duane Beach-Barrow - Palm Springs, CA

“June, I'm so sorry for your loss I remember babysitting Julie, such a sweet baby. Again sorry for your loss. ”
12 of 27 | Posted by: Theresa Lijewski Palmer - Ladson, SC

“Ken, you and your family are in my prays. My deepest condolences ”
13 of 27 | Posted by: Joyce Bellamy - N Charleston, SC

“Rest easy in your journey to heaven sweet Julie. My thoughts especially go to her husband Ken and her son Justin and her parents and all of our IHG...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: Tonya Gary - North Charleston, SC

“We were so saddened to read that your Julie has passed. June, our hearts are aching for you since we know only too well how it feels to lose a child...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Jackie Kohn - Charleston, SC

“Julie you were always so good to me. I know that you had such patience even when I asked you dumb questions. I will always remember your smile and...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Dianr Strain - Summerville, SC

“Julie was one of the most amazing people with a heart of gold. Sweet, great energy, genuine, always smiling, and a contagious laugh. I met Julie when...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Mara Woolverton - Summerville, SC

“Julie was indeed a beautiful person. Always cheerful and helpful. She would go out of her way to help someone in any way possible. I will remember...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“June, I'm sad to learn about the passing of your daughter. My sympathies to you and your family. Take care ”
19 of 27 | Posted by: Martha Knight - North Charleston, SC

“Sending you and the family my condolences(former IHG Coworker) ”
20 of 27 | Posted by: Edith Collins - Summerville, SC

“So sorry for you loss. Sending prayers to you and your family. Julie was an awesome person and I enjoyed working with her. ”
21 of 27 | Posted by: Jeanette Downing - Summerville, SC

“Praying for your strength. ”
22 of 27 | Posted by: Katrina McNeil - Rock Hill, SK

“I started working at IHG in 2006 and had the chance to interact with Julie bka Jules. If you didn't see her you knew she was close by because of her...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Cheri Fountain - Charleston, SC

“May God continue to be with Ken & the family. SIP Jules you were Love by me & all of IHG ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: Cheri Fountain is - SC - Coworker

“My deepest sympathy to the family od Julie McDonald. Worked @ IHG with her for many years Your smiling face was so warming of the heart ”
25 of 27 | Posted by: Beverly Sudakow - N Charleston, SC

“Julie and our daughter, Anna Gretchen, shared a most delightful and whimsical early childhood together. They were the best of friends, and we thank...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Zoe and Manny Flores - Ladson

“May God bless the McDonald/Sageser family during their time of sorrow. Cherish the memories and joy that Julie brought to your hearts. I encourage...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Randi Coutain - Ladson, SC

Julie Sageser McDonald, 44, of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of Kenneth G. McDonald entered into eternal rest Saturday, January 4, 2020. The family will receive friends Friday, January 10, 2020 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 11, 2020 in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel at 1:00 p.m.

Julie was born May 5, 1975 in Summerville, South Carolina, daughter of Robert E. Sageser and June Dunbar Sageser. She was a 1993 graduate of Stall High School and attended Winthrop University. She was employed for many years in human resources with InterContinental Hotels Group, IHG, where she was well respected by her colleagues. She was devoted to her son. Julie loved her nephews, animals and had a heart of gold with a one of a kind laugh. She enjoyed crafting and traveling.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth G. McDonald and son Justin G. McDonald both of Charleston, SC; parents, Robert E. and June Dunbar Sageser of Walterboro, SC; brother, John Sageser (Jane) of Fort Mill, SC and four nephews, Evan and Nathan Sageser, Rhett and Cody Blanton.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contribution may be made to Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC, 29406