Linda MacKenzie (burial)

by Editor on April 12, 2014

Private Committal Service

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Linda MacKenzie, 54, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 at home. She was the beloved wife of Scott MacKenzie. Born in Providence, a daughter of Wilton F. Sjogren Jr. of Morriston, FL and the late Norma A. (Marland) Sjogren, she graduated from Coventry High School in 1977. For over twenty years she had worked as a Veterinarian Tech at Tiogue Veterinary Clinic in Coventry.

Linda was also an accomplished dog breeder, showed dogs as a professional dog handler and was also invited to show at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Her invitation to Westminster was the result of several specialty wins with her English Setter, Tucker. In addition to handling Tucker, Linda successfully brought several breeds in the Sporting Group category to their championship. She was also a member of Eastern Springer Spaniel Club and English Springer Spaniel Field Trial Association.

In addition to her husband and father she is survived by her son Justin C. MacKenzie of West Greenwich; her sister Karen Sjogren of Coventry; her brother William Sjogren of West Greenwich and by her nieces & nephews.

Calling hours Thursday, April 10 from 4-7 PM at Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home & Crematory, 659 East Greenwich Avenue, West Warwick immediately followed by a funeral service at 7 PM. Interment in Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery, North Kingstown will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Boulevard Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886-2213.

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