MCKINNON, Alice Veronica (née O'Keeffe)

16/06/1929 – 26/08/2020

Passed away peacefully at Aberlea.

Loving wife of James (dec).

Special mother and mother-in-law to Allan & Noemi, Clare & Peter Banks, Julie & Peter Harkin, Leo & Alison, Frances & Yair Solow, Diane & Andrew Glennen, Mary Lou & Bruce (dec) McLeod, Anne & Steve Watson, and Pete & Maria.

Adored Nanna, “Nanna Noodle” to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A gentle, kind, beautiful women who never stopped giving. Rest peacefully mum you truly deserve it.

You will be in our hearts forever.

Loving daughter of Martin & Mary O’Keeffe (both dec).

Loving sister & sister in law to Mary & Jack O’Neill (both dec), Jack & Ruby O’Keeffe (both dec), Bridgie & Bernie Harris (dec), Jack & Pattie Douglas (dec)

Funeral Notice

Private service

Alice's Requiem Mass will be livestreamed on MONDAY (August 31) at 10.30am.

19 tributes Leave your tribute

  1. May you rest in peace, forever with Jimmy now. Love to all the family.
    Julie Howkins (O’Connor)

    Julie Howkins August 29 2020 6:51 pm
  2. Alice,
    A loved and treasured member of the McKinnon Family

    Jill & Bob Healy August 30 2020 6:50 pm
  3. Love to all the family. Please know we are with you in spirit. Your mum was a very special lady.
    Marian Corbett (McKinnon

    Marian Corbett August 31 2020 10:00 am
  4. Deepest sympathy to all the family. May the memories of your mother, grandmother and great grandmother bring you comfort. Rest In Peace
    Kerin and Karen Glennen

    Karen Glennen August 31 2020 10:05 am
  5. Im remembering all the things Alice did for me, like making my tunic when I was entering the convent. The great games of basketball we played together, Alice could throw goals from anywhere.
    I will treasure the memories
    Sr patti

    Sr patti August 31 2020 10:32 am
  6. It is good to be able to pray with you all, even from afar, to honour your mum and to give thanks for her wonderful life.
    She is surely at peace.

    Veronica Lawson August 31 2020 10:34 am
  7. Thinking of you through this sad time. She’s now with mum. Gayle & Malcolm

    Gayle Douglas August 31 2020 10:34 am
  8. A gentle and beautiful woman. Will be greatly missed.
    Sending our love
    Jack Douglas & Julie & Peter Watson

    Julie Watson August 31 2020 10:42 am
  9. Our deepest sympathy Fran and to all of your family. We are thinking of you at this sad time and wish we could be with you to bring you some comfort. Alice will be remembered by us all.

    Donna Martin and family August 31 2020 10:44 am
  10. A lovely service to celebrate the amazing life of a wonderful women. Now reunited with Jimmy, rest in peace Nana.

    Tom McKinnon August 31 2020 11:22 am
  11. Much love to The Family thinking of you all
    Jenny Binns and Family

    Jennifer Binns August 31 2020 11:23 am
  12. A lovely farewell family service for a lovely lady. Thinking of all McKinnons today.💕
    McLeod Family

    Janine Carpenter August 31 2020 11:24 am
  13. Just ‘enjoyed’ a wonderful celebration of Alice’s life. A very fitting tribute to a lovely lady.
    Des and Bernadette McKinnon

    Bernadette McKinnon August 31 2020 11:29 am
  14. Dear McKinnon family, thanks for A beautiful funeral so weird but somehow comforting being able to join you from our couch with a cup of tea and a box of tissues, on a winters day in Aireys Inlet. Your Enormous love for Alice so incredible to witness.

    Thinking of you at this very tender time.
    Love Maur Finemore and Mick carlin

    Maureen and Mick August 31 2020 11:30 am
  15. THINKING OF YOU ALL

    GERG ALLAN August 31 2020 11:31 am
  16. A much loved auntie. Feeling your loss
    Johnny, Karen,Matthew and Luke

    John and Karen McKinnon August 31 2020 7:52 pm
  17. Thinking of the Mckinnon Family on the passing of their beautiful mother. Barry and Pauline Nolan

    Pauline Nolan August 31 2020 8:52 pm
  18. Love and sympathy to you from Marie and Peter and our Ewing families.
    Memories of a special aunt who was there for us in good times and bad.
    So fortunate to have experienced her love and generosity.

    Marie Ewing September 4 2020 3:57 am
  19. Mum I will miss my weekly drive from Ballarat to Mortlake. I looked forward to seeing you each Thursady but no more.You are now at rest with Dad your beloved Jimmy, Sianne,Lily, Bruce and the rest of the family who are at rest too.

    Your son Allan

    “I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”

    ALLAN J MCKINNON September 6 2020 11:10 am

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