Robin (Robbie) MacKinnon passed away peacefully at home on 10/21/2021 after
a short and brave battle with Renal Cell Carcinoma. Rob was born May 12, 1951
in Milo, ME and grew up in Bristol, CT where he and his wife Nancy raised Jason
and Max. Rob and Nancy enjoyed many years entertaining family and friends at
their cottage on Bantam Lake. In 2011 he and Nancy built their beach home in
Clinton, CT where retired after 38 years at Pratt and Whitney. During his retirement
Rob enjoyed life at the shore, kayaking, boating, bike riding, dinners at Lenny and
Joe’s and Westbrook Lobster. Rob also enjoyed a good cold beer and backyard
fires with family, friends and neighbors. He was a proud member of the
Westbrook Elks Lodge 1784.
Rob leaves behind his wife Nancy of 37 years, his son Max of Litchfield, ME, Max’s
partner Jamie Deweese and her two sons Mason and Chase. Rob also leaves his
stepson Jason Folcik of Bristol, CT his wife Regina and his grandson Jason Daniel
who Rob was very proud of. A sister Ronda Worcester of Fredericksburg, VA, his
sister-in-law Linda Hood of Westbrook, CT and a very special brother-in-law and
partner in crime for over 50 years Danny Hurley of Loudon, NH and his wife Judi.
He also leaves several nieces, nephews and cousins whose support was greatly
appreciated during his illness.
He was predeceased by his parents George and Orpha MacKinnon, his father and
mother-in-law Daniel and Lenore Hurley, his sister-in-law Susan Hurley and
brother-in-law David Hood.
Nancy and family would like to thank Middlesex Hospital Hospice for their
wonderful in-home care. Nancy is also thankful for wonderful neighbors and
friends for their kindness and support during such a difficult time.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Luddy and Peterson Funeral Home and
Crematory of New Britain. A memorial service honoring Rob’s life will be held at a
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to The V-Foundation for Cancer
Research at V.ORG or the charity of your choice.
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