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Richard D. MacKinnon, Sr.

Richard D. MacKinnon, Sr.

Funeral Director

Richard D. “Red” MacKinnon, Sr., Born and brought up in the Neponset section of Dorchester. Richard graduated from Dorchester High School in 1964. Appointed 33 years ago to the Boston Fire Department, and is presently a District Chief’s Aide in the Dorchester section of Boston.A graduate of New England Institute at Mt. Ida College, class of 1990 receiving his funeral directors license. He was employed at the John C. Mulry Funeral Homes in the Neponset section of Dorchester for 22 years.

Richard is married and resides in East Bridgewater with his wife of 33 years, Margaret (Smallcomb). They have four children, Richard Jr., Thomas, Kathleen, and Marybeth. Their sons Richard Jr., and Thomas have continued their father’s footsteps and are second generation Funeral Directors.


Leo R. Dube, Jr., CPC

Leo R. Dube, Jr., CPC

Advanced Planning

The Leighton-MacKinnon Funeral Home is excited to have Leo join the MacKinnon Family of Funeral Homes. He will work along side the MacKinnon Family to manage the Advanced Planning Department at all of the MacKinnon Family Locations. Offering nearly 25 years of funeral service experience, Leo brings a wealth of knowledge and compassion to our pre-planning program.

In 2001, Leo earned the CPC certification (Certified Preplanning Consultant) from the Funeral Service Education Foundation in Brookfield, Wisconsin. This certification exemplifies the adherence to the highest professional standards, ethics and excellence in the service to client families.

Dedicated to your Peace of Mind, Leo is always there to help you create the best pre-need plan for your needs and your budget – discussing all of your options, helping you record your wishes, and working within everyone’s unique financial means. No matter what your situation, you can be assured that Leo will be a true listener, and a trusted advisor.

We, at MacKinnon Family Funeral Homes are skilled at protecting your assets from MEDICAID, by safely using a Tax-Free, and fully transferable, irrevocable trust. Let us show you how.


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