Marilyn (Brown) MacKinnon

October 5th, 2021

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 will gather 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 will follow in the Wilmington United Methodist Church, 87 Church Street, Wilmington at 12:00 noon.  Interment to follow 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.


4 Entries in Guest Book for “Marilyn (Brown) MacKinnon”

  1. George Ross says:

    Clarice and I shared a lot of fun times with Marilyn and Bill
    over many years as neighbors in Wilmington and members of
    the Methodist Church. May she now rest in peace with Bill.
    George Ross

  2. Jean Lane and Family says:

    What a wonderful life you’d lived. A devoted wife, a great mom, and a loving Grandma. You taught us well “Ma” and we all will be okay. It’s time now for you to rest and be at peace. We all love you and will miss you every day. Love Mike, Jean, Shannon, and Dan

  3. Rita Steed says:

    Jean and Family: I wish you peace to bring you comfort, the love of family and friends for support, and lots of loving memories to hold in your hearts forever.
    Sincerely, Rita

  4. Tina Marino says:

    I’m so very sorry for your loss – thinking of you all. Marilyn was so kind and sweet and I have great memories of all of you from Moore Street.

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