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MacKinnon, Fraser N. Jr.

Fraser Neil MacKinnon Jr, 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 5, 2023, at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.  Born in Boston on August 23, 1937, he was the son of the late Fraser N. Sr and Anna Grace (Knowles) MacKinnon of West Roxbury, MA.  Fraser was the loving husband of Sandra L. (Hutchins) MacKinnon, with whom he celebrated 51 years of marriage.

In addition to his beloved wife, Sandra, Fraser is survived by his daughter Jeanine L. Hopkins and her husband Brian of Weymouth, son Charles W. MacKinnon and his wife Mayette of Hooksett, NH,  daughter Jessica L. MacKinnon-Allen of Portland, ME, daughter Andrea G. Abdou and her husband David of Ludlow, and daughter Dawn C. Ladino and her husband James of Warwick, RI, his grandchildren; Brian, Charles, Felicia, Ryan, Crystal, Seth, James Jr, Jared, Joseph, Samuel, Jonathan, Jude, Justina, and Jesse and great-grandchildren; Jayden and Lucas and his sister, Martha “Mardy” E. Lundstrom of Charleston, SC.

Before his retirement, Fraser worked for the Boston Saw and Knife Company for over 40 years. Fraser enjoyed serving his community proudly. Fraser was a member of the Roslindale Civic Association and served as president and served as treasurer for the Roslindale Historical Society for many years. He was an active member of the Roslindale Day Parade committee for 25 years.

Fraser was a 32nd degree Mason at Prospect Lodge for over 35 years.  He loved being in the Masonic organization and treasured the many meaningful friendships with his fraternity brothers.  He received the distinguished Joseph Warren medal for his commitment to community service with his willingness to go above and beyond to help others. Fraser was Past Patron of The Order of Eastern Star seven times in the Contentment and Wistaria chapters.  He was a member of the Scottish Rite for many years.  He served as Dad Advisor for several years in the International Order of Rainbow for Girls, Needham Assembly #57, Needham, MA.  He enjoyed taking the Rainbow girls to visit other assemblies and helping them with their service projects and community events. Fraser was a member of the Scots’ Charitable Society, an organization that provides numerous scholarships for students of Scottish heritage, for many years. Fraser loved spending time with his family and friends and enjoyed all the Scottish outings.

His visitation will be held at Folsom’s Funeral Home, 649 High St, Westwood, MA on Monday, November 13, 2023.  Visiting hours will be held from 10 AM until 12 PM with a Masonic Service By Celestial Lodge AF & AM at 11:30 am  The funeral service will be at the First Baptist Church, 808 High St, Westwood, MA at 12:30. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make donations to the Masonic Angel Fund, c/o Celestial Lodge AF & AM, 655 High Street, Westwood, MA 02090

Guestbook Entries

  1. Grace Perry
    November 7th, 2023 | 7:09 pm

    I remember Fraser from contentment Chapter many years ago. I miss everyone & my heart goes out to the family & Sandra especially. Wonderful man. grace

  2. Mardy Mackinnon Lundstrom
    November 7th, 2023 | 7:42 pm

    Fra was and always will be my big brother. I will miss talking with him and I regret the miles and years that separated us but he knew I loved him and always will. Rest in peace my beloved Porky.

  3. Bob Khouri
    November 7th, 2023 | 10:28 pm

    Fraser was a kind man and Brother. I would always see him at the lodge building setting up. He will be missed. Godspeed my friend!

  4. Karen sumpter
    November 8th, 2023 | 4:29 am

    My condolences…For Jeanine and Family praying for strength and peace in the days ahead.He will be
    Truly missed rest in heavenly peace.

  5. Wendy
    November 8th, 2023 | 8:54 pm

    Jessica’s friends in Westbrook maine wish to send your family our thoughts and love

  6. Linda & Paul Handrahan
    November 9th, 2023 | 12:49 am

    Our condolences to Sandy and the family. Fraser always had a smile for everyone and he will be missed. RIP our dear friend.

  7. November 9th, 2023 | 10:59 am

    Blessed Are Those Who Mourn, For They Shall Be Comforted. Matthew 5:4.
    My Prayers Are With You Jeanine And Your Entire Family.

    Peace Be With You And Your Family,
    God Bless,

  8. Frank Porter
    November 9th, 2023 | 3:22 pm

    Fraser was a good friend, we spent many nights at lodge, Eastern Star and even the Scots Charitable Society. He will be missed.

  9. Mark Luhtanen
    November 11th, 2023 | 10:51 am

    Fraser was always there to support the Lodge. He will be missed.



  10. Josephine Reeves
    November 11th, 2023 | 11:49 am

    My sincerest condolences go out to you Sandra (and family). I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. November 11th, 2023 | 12:00 pm

    I am extremely saddened to hear of the passing of your Dad. My condolences to Jeanine and the entire family May he RIP.
    Dick Swanson

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