Obituary - John T. MacKinnon
August 8, 1953 - February
HUDSON, Ohio – John
Thomas MacKinnon, 63, of Hudson, OH, (formerly of Middletown, RI) passed
away on Monday, February 27, 2017 in Akron, Ohio.
Born on August 8, 1953 in Everett, MA,
“JT” was a 61 Year Resident of King Road in Middletown. He was the son of
the late Mary Reardon MacKinnon and Paul W. MacKinnon, Sr. also formerly of
King Road. JT attended Middletown Elementary Schools and was a 1971 honors
graduate of De La Salle Academy in Newport. JT went on the get a BA in
Sociology with High Distinction from the University of Rhode Island at
Since February 2015, JT had been a
Resident of Hudson, OH, where he lived with his Brother Paul, Jr. and
sister-in-law, Lorraine (Sampson) MacKinnon. “Uncle Jay” is also survived
by a nephew, two nieces and their spouses, as well as ten grandnieces and
nephews: nephew Paul, III and spouse Maria of Hindhead, Surrey, UK, and
their five children, Jan (16), Anna (14), Jozef (12), Thomas (3), and Helena
(1) MacKinnon; niece Jennifer MacKinnon Gojdics and spouse Robert R. Gojdics
of Hudson, OH, and their 3 children, Addison (18), Taylor (18), and Michael
“Jack” (15) Gojdics; and niece Rebecca MacKinnon Tharpe and spouse Bryan A.
Tharpe of Nolensville, TN, and their two children, Andrew MacKinnon Tharpe
(14) and Ella Claire Tharpe (9). JT took great joy, especially in his later
years, in his nephew, nieces and grandnephews and nieces.
JT was blessed with many life-long
caring and loyal friends.
A memorial service will be held in
Newport on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.