Robert F. MacKinnon, 88 of Slatington formerly of New Jersey, died Friday December 26, 2014 at Lehigh Valley Hospital,, Salisbury Twp. He was the husband of Joan (Gellatly) MacKinnon; they celebrated 61 years of marriage this past August. Born in Bayonne NJ, he was the son of the late Nessa Lowe Fullerton MacKinnon. Bob received his master’s degree from Jersey State Teachers College, now known as Kean University. He taught as an industrial arts teacher for the Bridgewater-Raritan School System for many years before retiring. He was a member of the NRA, Ontelaunee Rod and Gun Club, New Tripoli, and the Forks of the Delaware Historical Arms Society.
Survivors: Wife, Sons; Robert W. MacKinnon and wife Pamela of Edison, NJ, Douglas R. MacKinnon of Middlesex, NJ. Granddaughters; Heather Ann MacKinnon, Marlee Jean Reeves, and Ashley Lynn MacKinnon . Many nieces & nephews. He was pre-deceased by sisters; Dororthy Coupland, and Agnes Langton.
Memorial Services: 3:00pm, Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second St., Slatington. Family and friends may visit with the family from 2-3pm at the funeral home.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Salvation Army, 144 N. 8th Street, Allentown PA 18102