MACKIN­NON, Ge­orge David 'Wendell'

Neil's Har­bour, Nova Sco­tia

The Victoria Standard - - Obituaries -

It is with great sad­ness and bro­ken hearts that we an­nounce the pass­ing of Ge­orge David "Wendell" Mackin­non, 79 of Smelt Brook, NS. Sur­rounded by his lov­ing fam­ily, Wendell died of a bro­ken heart af­ter the loss of his dear wife, Marie, just one month ago. Born in Neil’s Har­bour on Feb. 19, 1939 to the late Ge­orge Joseph and Wil­lena Eliz­a­beth (Fitzger­ald) Mackin­non, Wendell en­joyed grow­ing up with his broth­ers and sis­ters in a large lov­ing fam­ily. He met and mar­ried the love of his life, Marie Mackin­non, and to­gether they raised five chil­dren - Wendell's great­est joys. Dur­ing his work­ing years, Wendell ob­tained a weld­ing ticket, he worked as a labourer at Wreck Cove, but spent most of his years lob­ster fish­ing with his love Marie, by his side. Wendell made great friends wher­ever he went and al­ways had a kind word for ev­ery­one (ex­cept politi­cians lol). He loved to play cards (he al­ways wanted to win) and his favourite game was horse­shoes with friends and fam­ily on a fine sum­mer day. He was an avid hockey fan and loved watch­ing the games with his fam­ily and friends all around. Wendell is sur­vived by his chil­dren, Glad­stone (Mary­sue), Bruce (Ge­orgina), In­go­nish, Natalie, Keon, Smelt Brook, Scott (Vic­to­ria), Man­i­toba. His grand­chil­dren, Kyle (Tiffany) Truro, Lo­gan (An­gela), Fort Mcmur­ray, Jus­tine (Troy) Smelt Brook, Blake, De­siria (Al­lan) In­go­nish, An­drew, Smelt Brook, Ka­t­rina, Port Hawkes­bury, Brit­tany, Ed­mon­ton and Tyler, Man­i­toba. Step grand­chil­dren, Justin and Stephane May­nard (Cheti­camp). Great-grand­chil­dren, De­clan, Leighton, El­lis, Lexie, Maci, Liam and Har­ley, and many won­der­ful nieces and neph­ews. Sib­lings, Verna (Fraser) Fraser, Lor­raine (Tommy) Williams, Everett (Brenda), Jo­ce­lyn (Jackie) Smith, Wanda (David) Smith, Sheila (Ray­mond) Briand and “adopted” brother, Floyd Mackin­non. He was pre­de­ceased by his sib­lings, Lenora (Dave) Ash­ford, Clarence (Vi­vian), Howard (Cordella), John Mackin­non, a brother in in­fancy, baby Glad­stone. There will be no visi­ta­tion or ser­vice.

In lieu of flow­ers, do­na­tions can be made to North of Smokey Pal­lia­tive Care. A spe­cial men­tion to his three an­gels, Jo­ce­lyn, Jeanette and his sweet­heart, Char­lene.

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