Kenneth MacLeod MacKinnonFebruary 04, 1921
- June 05, 2018
|BROWNVILLE JCT, - Kenneth MacLeod MacKinnon, 97, passed away on June 5, 2018, at his home, joining his wife, Althea, and great-grandson, Mitchell Smith. He was born on February 4, 1921, in Oak Bay, Quebec, Canada, the son of Robert and Elvira (Bryant) MacKinnon. Ken was a proud WWII Veteran, serving in the U.S. Army from Nov. 24, 1942 until his honorable discharge on March 29, 1946. He was an active member of the Brownville Community Church. Ken enjoyed traveling with his wife, snowmobiling up into his late 80's, fishing, telling stories, and nightly trips looking for moose.|
He is survived by his three daughters, Doris Coburn and her husband, Jack, Bonnie Ellis, and Anne Hathorn; six grandchildren, Cliff Coburn and his wife, Erica, Julie Appel and her husband, William, Felice Lyford and her husband, Todd, Heather Suetin and her husband, Andrey, Ben Johnston and his wife, Jennifer, and Molly Johnston and her husband, Brian Krisch; thirteen grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews, and special friends. In addition to his wife, great-grandson, and parents, Kenneth was predeceased by his sister, Marion Cail and her husband, Pearly; and three brothers and their wives, Oliver and Margaret, George and Orpha, and Harold and Florence.
The family wishes to thank Beacon Hospice, and nurses, Amanda, Ashley, Brett Anne, Cindy, and Shannon, for all their compassionate care of Dad; he really enjoyed you. Also, a special thanks goes to Barbara and Jocelyn.
A funeral with masonic services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Brownville Community Church. Burial with military honors will be in the family lot at Pine Tree Cemetery, Brownville Junction. Memorial contributions may be made to the Brownville Community Church, P.O. Box 706, Brownville, Maine 04414. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Bangor Daily News on June 7, 2018
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