James Alexander McKINNON

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McKINNON, James Alexander - God peacefully called home his son James (Jim) Alexander McKinnon on February 12, 2014 after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer's and lung disorders. Beloved husband of 61 years to Madaliene. Together they raised their children Ken (Glenda), Diane Strolenberg (Henry, deceased), Michael (Susan), Mark (Anita), and Wendy, who treasure him as a father. Fondly remembered by his sister Roma Cranston (John) and his many nieces and nephews. Loving papa, grandpa, great- grandpa, and great-great-grandpa to Leslie (Rob), Richard (Terra), Aaron (Nicole), Chase (Katherine), Taylor, Avery, Laura Lynne, Jesse (deceased), Nicolas, Lily, Carter, and Amberlynn. Heartfelt thanks to those who have provided support and care over the years, most notably St. Patrick's Catholic Church, CCAC, the Alzheimer Society, Union Villa, and Dr. Jamie Gorman. Jim was employed at Texaco and Imperial Oil for over 30 years and retired in 1990 as the General Credit Manager of Finance and Economics. Visitation will be held on Monday, February 17th from 6 to 9 p.m. at DIXON-GARLAND FUNERAL HOME, 166 Main St. N., Markham. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 18th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 5633 Highway 7, Markham. In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate donations to the Unionville Home Society Foundation.

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Dixon-Garland Funeral Home
166 Main Street North
Markham, ON L3P 1Y3
(905) 294-2030
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Published in the Toronto Star on Feb. 15, 2014