Field Hockey Canada > Field Hockey Canada mourns the passing of Zoe MacKinnon

Peacefully, with her loving family by her side, following a courageous battle with cancer, Zoe MacKinnon passed away on January 29 at the Guelph General Hospital in her 55th year. Zoe was a respected International goalkeeper who backstopped Canada’s Women’s National team in the 1980s. Most notably on the pitch, Zoe was an Olympian as a member of the historic 1984 Canadian team that finished 5th at the Games in Los Angeles.

The Board of Directors and Staff of Field Hockey Canada offer their sincere condolences to Zoe’s family, friends and teammates.

Friends will be received at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Hart Chapel, 1099 Gordon Street, Guelph, on Saturday, February 1st, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. A celebration of Zoe’s life will be held in the funeral home chapel at 5pm. with a reception to follow. As expressions of sympathy, and in lieu of flowers, donations to the Right To Play Canada would be greatly appreciated by the family. Cards are available at the funeral home at (519) 821-5077. Online condolences can be made at