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Mackinnon, Dorothy "Dotty"

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March 26, 1928 - August 7, 2013

Mackinnon, Dorothy "Dotty"

Dorothy “Dotty” Mackinnon, 85, of Far North Dallas died Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Medical City of Dallas.  She was born on March 26, 1928 in New York City, New York to the late Ernest and Helen Afonso.  She loved to travel and enjoyed the finer things in life.  Dotty loved her Scotties and enjoyed to read and garden.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Greening and son, John Mackinnon.  She is survived by her loving daughter, Claudia Jackson of Dallas; stepdaughter, Jenny Gaul of South Africa; one sister; four grandchildren, Gregory, Loretta, Harry,  and Janelle; 5 Great Grandchildren, Kylah, J’Naya, Destinne, Sierra, Justin and a future great grandbaby who will appear sometime in October; one very special sister and beloved friend, Sandra Bukovac and many other loving friends.

Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, August 12, 2013 at ARIA Memorial Chapel.  If desired, the family will be accepting contributions at ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home 19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252. 214-306-6700.


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Claudia Jackson

August 12, 2013 9:06AM

Today is your Celebration of Life and I truly wish you were still here with me. I really do not know how to go on without you. We have gone through good and bad times but our love for each other has never changed. You were always there to listen to my victories and problems. Hoping you are at peace with John, Mac and Nana. You will forever be in my heart.

Sandra Bukovac

August 09, 2013 8:58PM

Dotty and I decided early on that we were truly sisters-of-the-heart, and I already miss her terribly. Heaven is now that much more precious to me, and my heart is assured that once again we will be together! We shared such funny adventures together as we'll as times of great sorrow, but we were always there for one another! Love with all my heart, Sandra (and Buzz as well.)