Brenda McKinnon

May 28, 1937 - December 19, 2012 Brenda McKinnon

Brenda McKinnon (Conyers), 75, passed away on Wednesday December 19, 2012, in St. Bruno, Quebec. She was born on May 28, 1937 in Drummondville, Quebec to Sydney and Ethel (Cross) Conyers.

Brenda married Alexander McKinnon in Drummondville, Quebec on Dec 30, 1961. They were happily married 27 years.

Brenda was pre-deceased by her parents Sydney and Ethel Conyers, her husband Alexander McKinnon, and her brother David Conyers (Laurence).

Brenda is survived and the much loved mother of daughter Kirsty McKinnon (Yves Quintin), sons Douglas McKinnon, Alistair McKinnon (Anne), and Cameron McKinnon (Jennifer), and grandchildren Thomas, Patrick, Kyra, Pierce, Sinead, Claire, Alexander, and Madeleine.

Brenda adored the ocean, dogs, owls, collecting sewing thimbles, and travelling. She had great happiness later in life with her partner Philip MacDonald until his passing in 1995. Brenda will be truly missed by her family, she gave her everything to them and they are forever grateful for the role she played in their lives. May she get the rest and peace she deserves.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Brenda's memory can be sent to the Alzheimer Society of Montreal,

5165 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 410, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 1T6

Published in The Gazette from Dec. 24 to Dec. 25, 2012