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Allan MacKinnon

MacKinnon, Allan, 97, of Truro; With great sorrow we announce the passing of Allan Mackinnon who passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Truro. Born on 1920 in Truro, he was a son of the late Malcolm and Mary S. (MacInnis) MacKinnon. He was a long-time member of the St. James Presbyterian Church in Truro, serving many years on The Board of Session. He was employed for over 40 years in the Motive Power Department of the C.N.R. He also served in the R.C.N. VR during the Second World War. He was a member and Past Master of Truro Lodge #112 A.F. and A.M. and P.D.D.G.M. for Colchester County. While at Wynn Park Al walked 1200 plus miles. He was always known as a Gentleman who loved his family, and also had an incredible mind and memory and was known for his great story telling. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Surviving are his sons, Robert A. (Ann), Balloch, Scotland, Dave S. (Sandra), Tatamagouche; grandsons, Paul, Scott; great-grandsons, Parker, Hayden, Braydon, Ethan; Sister-in-law, Audrey MacKinnon; 8 nieces and 5 nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Constance of 68 years; brothers, Alex, Archie, Silas, Malcolm Edward, Neil, Malcolm Rod. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street Truro. No visitation by request of deceased. A public graveside service and interment for both Allan and Constance, will be held in September 2018, in the Watson Cemetery Truro. Family flowers only. Donations in Allan’s memory can be made to Watson Cemetery, c/o R.V. MacKay, 1219 Prince Street Truro, or to a charity of your choice. Private messages of condolence can be sent to the family by viewing Allan’s obituary and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

 

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