OBITUARY: Marilyn (Brown) MacKinnon, 85

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Marilyn (Brown) MacKinnon, age 85, of Southwick, formerly of Wilmington, passed away quietly at home on October 3, 2021.

Marilyn was the beloved wife of the late William D. MacKinnon, Jr., devoted mother of Robert S. MacKinnon & Karen Reeney of Lowell, Jean M. Lane & her husband Michael of Southwick and Pamela A. Carey & her husband Christopher of Glastonbury, CT, loving “Grandma” of William MacKinnon, Rebeccah Edison & her husband Jeremy, Shannon Lane, Daniel Lane, Michaila Carey & her fiancée J.T. Clough and Patrick Carey, cherished daughter of the late Ernest and Evelyn (Hoyt) Brown, dear sister of Marge Magill & her husband Thomas of Wilbraham and Jim Brown & his wife Mary of Salt Lake City, UT. Marilyn was very special to Samantha McDonald, Kaylin Abate, as well as many loving nieces and nephews. She was also very special to her “host of angels” that helped to care for her at home these last many years. Her faith, family and her many friends were most important to her.

Family and friends gathered for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Friday, October 8th from 10:45-11:45 a.m. A Funeral Service followed in the Wilmington United Methodist Church, 87 Church Street, Wilmington at 12:00 noon. Interment followed in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

Memorial donations in Marilyn’s name may be made to SR Caritas Cancer Center, Patient Services Fund, 271 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104.

Marilyn MacKinnon

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