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Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer Type 3 / Owner
Thomas J. MacKinnon, brought up in the Neponset section of Dorchester, and is a graduate of Catholic Memorial High School Class of 92. Thomas is a former Sargent in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves as Military Police and a Combat Engineer serving from 1992 and receiving an Honorable Discharge in March of 2000 with MWSS-474 formerly of South Weymouth now currently in Westover Air Force Base in Chicopee.
Thomas is a second generation funeral director, and has been working in the funeral service since the age of 18. He is a graduate of the Funeral Institute of the North East and receiving his funeral director and embalming license in 1998. Thomas is currently President of MacKinnon Funeral Home, Inc. since 2005 following in the footsteps of his father Richard Sr.
Thomas is a member and past member of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association The Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association represents nearly 500 funeral establishments in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is the largest representative organization of funeral service licensees in the state. MFDA is a federated state affiliate of the National Funeral Directors Association based in Wisconsin.