Mrs. Karen (Richardson) MacKinnon

  • Born: April 9, 1956
  • Died: February 5, 2018
  • Location: Wakefield, Massachusetts

Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home

11 Linden Street
Reading, MA 01867

Tel. 781.944.1589

Tribute & Message From The Family

Karen A . (Richardson) MacKinnon, of Wakefield, formerly of Reading, passed away on Monday February 5th 2018. She was 61 years of age.

Born in Melrose, Karen was the daughter of the late Elwood and Jean (Tufts) Richardson.

Karen raised in Reading and graduated from Reading High School class of 1974. She loved to do ceramics, knitting and crocheting. Karen loved to go on motorcycle rides on her husbands motorcycle. Together, they traveled and and went camping many times. Most importantly, Karen enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grand children. They were first and foremost in her life.

Karen was the beloved wife of Frederic MacKinnon. She was the loving mother of Jennifer Mickle and her husband Brad, Freddy MacKinnon, and Cody MacKinnon and his fiance Maryellen Bradbury. She was the devoted grandmother of Andrew, Chrys, Kyle, Harper and Connor. Dear sister of Linda Rindone and her husband Mike, John Richardson and his wife Stephine, Helen Pelley and her husband Bob, Jim Richardson and his wife Lisa, Cheryl Brunetta and her husband Tony and the late Pete Richardson and his surviving wife Ginny. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share memories with the family in the Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home 11 Linden St. READING Saturday February 10th, 2018 from 1pm to 2pm followed by a Funeral Service Celebrating Karen's Eternal Life in the funeral home at 2pm. Parking attendants and ramped entrance available.

Please consider donations in memory of Karen to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen St. Framingham MA 01701.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

I am so very sorry to read about Karen's passing. With fond memories of Karen, and times long ago... Dave Howlett

Posted by david howlett - Vancouver, - Friend   February 16, 2018


So sorry for your loss.

Posted by Rita Messina - Wakefield, MA - Acquaintance   February 13, 2018

So sorry for your loss

Posted by Scott Lauziere - North Reading, MA - Friend   February 12, 2018

My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Posted by Kathy Conary - Stoneham, MA - Friend   February 10, 2018

To all The Richardson's and family, So very sorry to hear about Karen. She was a great girl. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time

Posted by Sally Chanonhouse - Rockford, IL - Family Friend   February 10, 2018

So sorry to learn of your loss. The entire family is in my thoughts and prayers at this time.

Posted by Catherine Cook DiCenzo - WOBURN, MA   February 10, 2018

Pete and I are saddened to hear this news. Our love and prayers to all the family

Posted by Deb Hayward - Milton, NH - Friend   February 09, 2018

So sorry for your loss,our deepest condolences, we will miss her forver,

Posted by Janet & Steve Parsons - Bridgton, ME - Family Friend   February 08, 2018