Fred McKinney

September 13, 1936 - June 25, 2022
June 28, 2022 8 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Fred McKinney of Edmonton, Alberta, on June 25, 2022.

Fred (Freddie) was born September 13, 1936, in Belfast, Northern Ireland to Hugh and Margaret McKinney and was the second youngest of seven children. He immigrated to Canada June 1972 and settled in west Edmonton, where he and Marie raised their four children.

Fred was pre-deceased by four siblings; his loving wife Marie of 58 years; his daughter Jane (Darcy); granddaughter-in-law Davinia (Braedan).

He is survived by his son Kieran; daughter Suzanne (James, Kiera and Aidan); son John (Sandra, Kye (Leah, Theo), Kirstyn and Jenna); and grandson Braedan.

He also leaves to mourn his sisters Annie and Eileen, and brother Billy of N. Ireland, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

He will be deeply missed. There will be a celebration of life for Fred and Jane on July 10 @1:00 pm at Belmead Community Hall (9109-182 Street, Edmonton). All are welcome,

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Edmonton Humane Society.



  1. Rest In Peace dear Freddie. You touched many lives and will be missed. Condolences to the McKinney family during heartbreaking time.

  2. Deepest condolences to Freddie’s children and grandchildren. He will always be fondly remembered by my family.


  4. Sending our love to you all in Canada.

    ‘Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted’ Matthew 5 v 4′.

    Praying for you all at this sad time.
    And that you will have the peace of God, which passes all understanding.

    Margaret Curry (nee McKinney) (niece)
    And family in Northern Ireland.

  5. RIP Uncle Fred. You will be missed.

    Eileen Gamble (sister), Lydia McClelland (niece) and David Gamble (nephew) and families.

    Belfast, Northern Ireland

  6. So sorry to hear about Freddie.Such fond memories of being with him and Marie both in Belfast and Canada.God bless.

    • From Jim and Mary in Ayr, Scotland. RIP Freddie you and Marie will always have a place in our hearts

  7. RIP Brother Fred and niece Jane

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