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FORT FAIRFIELD – Judith Ann “Judy” McKinnon, 68, wife of the late Thomas C. McKinnon, passed away unexpectedly Monday afternoon, Jan. 18, 2010, at her Fort Fairfield residence. She was born April 12, 1941, in Fort Fairfield, the daughter of Cecil J. and Helen Amelia (Cannam) Dougherty. Judy attended Fort Fairfield schools, was married to Thomas C. McKinnon, July 20, 1958, and had been a member of the Celebration Center, Fort Fairfield, for 25 years. She enjoyed Senior Bingo at Aroostook Center Mall, flower gardening and was active in the Fort Fairfield Sunshine Club. She will be remembered for making the world’s best pineapple upside down cake. Judy was predeceased by her husband, Thomas, April 13, 2004; her father, Cecil J. Dougherty, Dec. 27, 1976; and one brother-in-law, Peter J. Mazerolle in 1966. She is survived by two daughters, Becky J. Barnes and her husband, Denis, of Fort Fairfield and Tammy L. Hatheway and her companion, Steven VanTassel, both of Saco; her mother, Helen A. Dougherty of Fort Fairfield; four brothers, Glenwood Dougherty, Milton Dougherty, Clayton Dougherty and his special friend, Hattie Turcotte, all of Fort Fairfield, and Graydon Dougherty and his wife, Shirley, of Mapleton; three sisters, Sharon Dougherty Armour and her husband, Alden, of Littleton, Betty Jean Dougherty Sharpe and her husband, Jesse, of California and Gail Helen Dougherty Mazerolle of Fort Fairfield; two grandsons, D.J. Barnes of Fort Fairfield and Stevie VanTassel of Saco; several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, at Celebration Center, 170 Houlton Road, Fort Fairfield, with the Rev. Mark Babin officiating. Friends may call noon-1 p.m. Friday at the church. A time of continued fellowship with refreshments will be held after the service in the church reception area. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Judy to the Haiti Relief Fund, care of Celebration Center, P.O. Box 738, Fort Fairfield, ME 04742. Arrangements have been entrusted to Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main St., Fort Fairfield. <>

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