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Agnes MacKinnon

Agnes MacKinnon

Agnes MacKinnon – Portaupique, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Montrose, she was the daughter of the late Neil and Mary (Richards) MacKinnon.

Living in Truro for many years, she was employed at Stanfield’s and then retired from hairdressing to reside in Portaupique. Agnes loved her family and all children; she especially enjoyed the time her grandchildren and great grandchildren spent with her.

She took great pride and enjoyment in her flower gardens and shared special joy and love with her dog, Marley. She enjoyed time with Carolyn at the cottage and yard sales, country music, jams with Carolyn and Maggie, family suppers and BBQs, time with Maura that they shared with grandbabies and sleepovers with grandchildren.

Agnes is survived by her daughter, Mimi (Jeff), Truro Heights; son, Bill (Erin), Portaupique; sister, Phyllis (Lee) Stewart, Oxford; brother, Neil (Jeanette) MacKinnon, Hilden; brother-in-law, Charles MacLellan, Highland Village; granddaughters, Cassie (Doug) Blois, Truro; Bethany (Chandler) House, Portaupique; grandsons, Rob (Morgan) Blois, Truro; Bailey, Bradley, Elijah and Emmitt MacKinnon, Portaupique; great granddaughters, Danica and Callie, Truro; great grandsons, Hayden and Parker, Truro; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Lloyd in infancy; sisters, Barbara MacLellan and Carolyn (Danny) Mattix; soul mate, Arden Mattix.

A celebration of Agnes’ life will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Portaupique Cemetery, Pastor Doug Campbell officiating. In lieu of flowers, consider doing a kind deed for someone or contributing to Colchester SPCA.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Agnes’ obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com


Burial Date
November 21, 2020
Burial Time
2:00 PM
Burial Location
Portaupique Cemetery, Portaupique

Requested Charity
Consider doing a kind deed for someone or contributing to Colchester SPCA