1938 – 2013
AUBURN — Alexander ‘Mac’ H. MacKenzie, 74, of Lisbon, died Jan. 25, of pancreatic cancer at Hospice House, with his loving family by his side.
He was born July 21, 1938, in Boston, Mass., the son of William and Amelia (Sanborn) MacKenzie.
Mac graduated from Billerica High School in Boston. He then served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1975, where he was stationed in Brunswick and was a Survival School Instructor in Rangeley. He married Anne Gagnon on June 13, 1987.
After the military, he then went on to work as a bowling center manager at Holiday Lanes for 15 years. Then he worked for Papa John’s in Ohio, as a managing maintenance mechanic for 15 stores, before retiring in 1998.
Mac was also a member of the Holy Family Church.
He enjoyed horseshoes, fishing, cooking, camping, watching the Red Sox and Patriots and especially enjoyed being with his family.
Mac is survived by his beloved wife of 25 years, Anne MacKenzie; daughter, Michele MacKenzie of Litchfield; daughter-in-law, Kathy MacKenzie of Louisville, Ky.; grandchildren, Samantha, Phillip and Alexus MacKenzie; brothers, Duncan and Johnny MacKenzie of Massachusetts; sisters, Unamay Messina of Oklahoma, Cecilia Deneau and husband, Louis and Margaret McCarthy of New Hampshire; in-laws, Simonne and Russ Pelletier of Litchfield, Robert and Donna Gagnon of Livermore, Rodney and Pauline Gagnon of Auburn, Richard Gagnon of Lewiston and Dick and Verma Lagasse of Topsham; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his son, William MacKenzie; brothers, William MacKenzie and Joey MacKenzie; and sisters, Loretta Robichaud and Tina Petrangeleo.
The family would like to thank Dr. Austin and the entire staff at the Hospice House for their wonderful care.
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