Obituary: Jeffrey B. Mckechnie Obituary 2024




Obituary: Jeffrey B. McKechnie




Obituary: Jeffrey B. McKechnie

SKOWHEGAN – Jeffrey B. McKechnie, 61, passed away on May 14, 2024. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle.

Jeff was born in Skowhegan, Maine, on February 14, 1963. He graduated from Skowhegan High School in 1981. After high school, Jeff worked as a mechanic at several local businesses, including Ace Tire, VIP, and Friend Ford. In 2000, he opened his own business, J’s Auto, which he operated until his death.

Jeff was a skilled mechanic who loved working on cars. He was known for his fair prices and his honesty. He was always willing to help others, and he often gave free repairs to those in need. Jeff was a true friend, and he will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Jeff is survived by his wife of 42 years, Tina; his daughters Jessanda (Catrina) and Deidre (Timothy); his granddaughters Victoria, Cailyn, Zoe, and Ali; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A graveside service to celebrate Jeff’s life will be held at East Skowhegan Cemetery on Thursday, May 30, at 1 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Skowhegan Area Food Pantry, 39 Poulin Drive, Skowhegan, ME 04976.



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