Alan L. McKinnon

Alan L. McKinnon, aged 84, entered into eternal rest May 15, 2012 after a long illness.  One of four siblings, Alan was the youngest son of Dr. Frederic and Helen McKinnon. He was a native of Boston, born February 13, 1928, and grew up in West Roxbury.

A long time resident of Milton, after serving in the US Navy, he attended the College of Business Administration Boston University, and earned his Masters in Taxation at Bentley College. He leaves his wife of 56 years, Eleanor (Hannigan) McKinnon, as well as his three sons; Alan, Jr. of Marblehead MA, Brian of Martinez, GA, and Ian of Columbia, MD. Their wives; Kathryn S. McKinnon, Caroline R. McKinnon and Lise A. McKinnon, seven grandchildren, a number of nieces and his sister Helen Adams. His two brothers Arthur McKinnon and Frederic McKinnon predecease their brother Alan.

Alan started his career with The New England Merchants Bank moving to Paterson Teal and Dennison and United Carr Fastener. After the purchase of United Carr Fastener by TRW Alan joined the Bank of Boston as Controller and retired from the Bank as EVP and CFO after a twenty three year career.

Alan actively gave his time having served as the President of the Treasurer Club of Boston where he was named an Honorary Member for his service. In addition, he was a past President of the Tax Executive Institute, served as Treasurer of Milton Hospital, and was an active member of the Milton Hoosic Club where he served on the Board and was Treasurer. His Catholic faith was a fundamental tenant in his life and gave his time freely to his parish, St. Mary of the Hills in Milton, MA. for over fifty years, serving on the finance committee for number years. In addition Alan was a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem.

His favorite past time was spending time at their beloved home in Brewster with family and friends  His was an avid sailor introducing his sons to his  love of the ocean at an early age.

Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 pm at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, MILTON. Funeral Mass at Saint Mary of the Hills Church, 10:00 am, Friday May 18th. Interment at Saint Joseph’s Cemetery in West Roxbury.

In lieu of flowers donation may be made to The Bullfinch Society of the Massachusetts General Hospital or Emmanuel College in Boston, MA in memory of Alan.