John Joseph Mackin

Columbus, Ohio


June 10, 2016
Columbus, Ohio


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Mackin John Joseph Mackin, age 62, passed away June 10, 2016 at Kobacker House. He is preceded in death by his mother and father Rosemary (Tague) and Jack Mackin along with many aunts and uncles. John was a graduate of Bishop Watterson High School and The Ohio State University earning his...

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Dear Bill,
I am very sad for you and your family. I am sure I do not know the depth of your sadness, having not buried a sibling, but I am praying for God's comfort upon you and for relief to your loss, with the support of your friends and family.
Please let me know if there is anything I can do.
With heartfelt sympathy, Jack Malone

My condolences to the Mackin family. Remember the good times!!! I'm sure John will be missed as he was a very unique person and pleasant to be around. He always spoke of his mom, whom he was caring for at the time, and his siblings. John always had a smile and he kept us entertained at Taxation by sharing his stories and interesting ideas. Never a dull moment when he was present!!!

I worked with John at taxation.

My deepest sympathy to the Mackin family!!!

I was shocked and saddened to hear of my cousin John's passing. Memories of large gatherings of cousins at the Mackins home off north High St, and of football at St. Agatha. Much later of John's caring for his Mom, and sharing his time with my Mom and Dad.

So sorry I cannot come up for the funeral. My thoughts and prayers are with all of the Mackin family.

So very sorry to learn of John's death. Everyone knew him at Watterson as "Smiling John." We hung around with other Watterson grads (Class of 1971)when we all were attending OSU, discussing and arguing politics, and the other affairs of the day. I always smile when I think about the times when he would conclude his argument (as his final word) with "I rest my case!"
More recently, I would run into him at times when I was working at the State Office Tower, and he was...