Joseph 'Joe' McKinnon
Born In: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: May 7th, 1952
Passed in: Alberton, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Passed on: August 23rd, 2012
It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Joseph Roy McKinnon, age 60, a resident of Alberton, PEI and former resident of North Sydney, beloved husband of the Rev. Lynn McKinnon, Alberton & Elmsdale Pastoral Charge, on Thursday August 23, 2012, at the Western Hospital in Alberton, after a brief illness.
Born in North Sydney on May 7, 1952, Joe was the son of the late Roy Wilfred and Mary Johanna (Penny) McKinnon.
Joe was an avid fisherman and was a valued employee at the New Waterford Credit Union for over 28 years.
He is survived by his loving wife Rev. Lynn (Walsh) McKinnon, Alberton; cherished father to Robbie (Kaycee), Whitney Pier, Mark and Shannon, both of Alberton and loving grandfather to Aiden. Joe was a dear brother to siblings Marguerite (Jimmy) Aikens, Leitches Creek, Jean (Dave) Standing, North Sydney, Frances MacFadden, North Sydney. He is also survived by his father-in-law James Walsh, North Sydney and brothers and sisters-in-law, Karen (Jack) Robinson, Neil (Judy) Walsh, both of North Sydney, Robert (Rose) Walsh and Jerry Walsh, both of Victoria, BC., and by many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Joe was also predeceased by his mother-in-law Jean Walsh and brother-in-law Steve MacFadden.
Joe will be resting at the Rooney Funeral Home, Alberton on Sunday evening from 6-9 p.m. and then forwarded to the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney with visitation on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney with Rev. David Luker officiating with burial in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the United church Mission and Service Fund would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com.