Carol (MacDonald) MacKinnon

Born: Sun., Mar. 16, 1947
Died: Thu., Mar. 5, 2020


7:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sat., Mar. 07, 2020
Location: Family Home

Funeral Mass

2:00 PM Mon., Mar. 09, 2020
Location: St. Margaret's Church

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Mary “Carol” MacKinnon
St. Margaret’s Village

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Carol MacKinnon, age 72, on Thursday, March 5, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. She passed away peacefully, at home, surrounded by her family and loved ones.
Born March 16. 1947, she was the daughter of the late Robert (Bob) and Mary Alice (Capstick) MacDonald.
In her early life, she worked in Morrison’s Restaurant. Mom ran a Bed and Breakfast for 10 years, where she enjoyed meeting new people and friends. She also enjoyed making homemade bread and many meals for whoever entered her door. She then worked with her late husband D. A., as a fisherwoman, which she loved. She was a devoted member of St. Margaret of Scotland parish in St. Margaret’s Village. She was a devoted mother to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
“Carol” is survived by her daughters Lizzie MacKinnon, Shirley MacKinnon, Tellie MacKinnon, and Charlene Joudrey (Kevin. She also leaves behind grandchildren Perry, John Duncan, Owen, Richard, Ryan, Anika, Olivia, Dakota, and C.J (Golden) Conley (Cassie),  great-grandchildren Hank, Andy, Allister, Andrea, Marcel, Nyha and Ciro, Summer and  Carter,  sisters Joyce, Anna (Stanley), Pauline (Storm), and brothers Ronald and Tommy (Beatrice).
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband D.A. MacKinnon, sister Lois MacDonald, and brother Freddie Capstick.
Special thanks to the Palliative Care, workers, who came every day. Also, Dr. Ritter and the staff of Hatcher and Anderson Pharmacy, Neil’s Harbour, who all made Moms journey easier.
Special thanks also to angels Abigail MacKinnon and Cathy MacMullin, for always being there for us. Your love and kindness will never be forgotten. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to NOS Palliative Care, or the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the family home at 40 MacDonald Rd., St. Margaret’s Village, Saturday, March 7, 2020, after 7 pm. The funeral Mass will take place on Monday, at 2 pm in St. Margaret’s of Scotland Church, with Fr. Alphonsus Iwuji officiating. A reception will take place at the family home following the Mass. Words of comfort may be forwarded to her family at

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Goretti MacDonald
   Posted Fri March 06, 2020
Condolences to Carol's three girls, Lizzie, Shirley and Tellie. Your mom will be dearly missed. Condolences to Carol's siblings and extended family. She was a wonderful and caring grandmother. May memories of her life carry you through this difficult time.

Susanne MacDonald
   Posted Fri March 06, 2020
Sincere sympathy to the MacKinnon family. I loved Carol and we were always friends. She enjoyed a good conversation with no shortage of laughs. I will truly miss her. Love and prayer to you all.

Brenda Fraser-Laing
   Posted Fri March 06, 2020
I'm so sorry for your loss! Condolences to all the family!

Hugh Fraser
   Posted Sat March 07, 2020
Sorry for Your Loss.

Pauline & Albert Zwicker
   Posted Sat March 07, 2020
We wish to express sympathy to all of Carol's family on the loss of such a wonderful person. Sorry we won't be able to attend the funeral due to other family commitments.

Lucie Mackinnon
   Posted Sun March 08, 2020
So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing.You are all in our thoughts and prayers 🙏🙏at this difficult time. May she Rest In Peace.
Lucie, Ross.Annette, Patricia and Bonnie Jean. ❤️

Joe & Neldia Capstick
   Posted Sun March 08, 2020
You and your family are in our thoughts as you grieve this loss. All our love.

Billy Joe and Cynthia Robinson
   Posted Sun March 08, 2020
So sorry to hear about Carol, she was a nice lady and will miss her visits to Home Hardware. Thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

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