OBITUARY

Don R. MacKenzie

January 5, 1946February 1, 2019

Don R. MacKenzie, 73, of Lynn passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019 in the Kaplan Family Hospice House following a brief illness. He is the husband of Mary J. (Tucker) MacKenzie with whom he shared 50 years of marriage.

Don was born January 5, 1946 in Salem, MA. He is the son of the late Roger and Elizabeth (Andrews) MacKenzie. Though he was a long time resident of Lynn, he grew up in Salem and Beverly, MA. Don graduated from Beverly High School and North Shore Community College. Don worked at the General Electric Company and retired after 45 years of service. He was a true family man and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed the Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins, traveling especially to Disney, reading and taking trips to the casino. In addition to his loving wife Mary, Don is survived by his two sons Aengus MacKenzie and his wife Janice and Martin MacKenzie and his wife Ginny all of Lynn, and his cherished grandchildren Nathaniel and Abigail MacKenzie. He is also survived by his siblings William MacKenzie, Roger MacKenzie, George Frost, Richard Frost and John MacKenzie, Cookie Webber, Betty Doane, Marilyn Jo O’Brien, Mel Frasier, Jan Davitts and Merry Frazier as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Don is predeceased by his sister Alice Frost and his brother Thomas MacKenzie.

Don’s visiting hours will be in the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St Lynn on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 12-2 PM. There will be a Celebration of Don’s Life after the services. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers donations in Don’s memory may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House 78 Liberty St. Danvers, MA 01923

Services

  • Memorial Visitation Saturday, February 9, 2019
REMEMBERING

Don R. MacKenzie

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robert wetherell

February 9, 2019

I worked with don for years in the ge also went on trips with his wife and mine sad that I lost track of them I just wanted to know that I was thinking of you and your family at this sad time red wetherell

Bruce Clapp

February 7, 2019

I don't remember the first time we meet but know it was 1974 . Because of your crazy brother Mac our paths crossed. I always remember your great smile, calm way and dedication to family. Those days were a crazy off the wall time but whenever we were together I could see by your special way how life could be even for a crazy guy like me. As time passed and having fun all the time wasn't as much fun anymore you began to rub off on me , well part of it was I liked looking at Mary better then you.! Eventually,I figured if you could do it I could. This took Mac a bit longer . The dedication to family the right woman and partner in life, has made all the difference in my life and I thank you for that. I know I should have told you personally this long ago , no regrets because you know now ,your family knows and Mac knows .
See you out there and thanks so much.
Bruce

Rosie Anketell

February 6, 2019

50 years of love, kindness, and support you've shown to me. In good times and bad I could always count on you to be there for me. Thank you for being such a great brother all these years. The joy you gave to all of us will be forever in our memories. Rest in peace Don, you so deserve eternal happiness.

Martin Mackenzie

February 6, 2019

I love and miss you so much!!!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY