With broken hearts, we announce the unexpected passing on July 28, 2020, at the QEII Infirmary, of Mary Elizabeth MacKinnon, of Lyons Brook, NS. Born in Halifax on April 15, 1957, Mary was a daughter of the late Norman and Blanche MacPhee. She was a former employee of Royal Bank in Elmsdale, TD Bank in New Glasgow, Store Front Manager at Lawtons, Pictou, and was a Pharmacy Technician at the Medicine Shop Pharmacy, New Glasgow. Mary loved to go for sister adventures "with no destination" with Pauline. An avid horse lover, she owned and cared for horses her entire life. She loved country life and the beach. She leaves behind her loving husband, John "Jack" MacKinnon; son, Thomas (Samantha), grandson, Adam, who was the love of her life. Also left to mourn are sister and best friend, Pauline (Michael) MacEwan, and brothers, Richard (Wanda) MacPhee; Tony (Cheryl) MacPhee; sister-in-law, Karleen Mingle. She will be dearly missed by special friends, Lisa, Louise and Christine, as well as many more dear friends. She was loved so much. She was predeceased by oldest brother, George (Terry) Mingle, in-laws, Wally and Lola Dickson. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors in the ICU for their care. Visitation 6-9 pm Saturday, August 1, in R.H. Porter Funeral Home, 55 Almont Ave., New Glasgow. Those attending are asked to practise social distancing and wearing a mask is required. Public graveside service, 2 pm Sunday, August 2, in Sturgeon Baptist Church Cemetery, Sturgeon, PEI, with Rev. Justin Able officiating. Family flowers only. Donations in her memory may be made to the SPCA.