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JOHN (JACK) HENRY MCKAY (published on February 27, 2010)



JOHN (JACK) HENRY MCKAY In Memory of John (Jack) Henry McKay. Born in Montreal July 15, 1919; passed away January 10, 2010. Predeceased by his first wife Helen (1972), had one daughter, Gayle and an adopted son, Glen predeceased (2009), four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Jack met Mary at her work (Eaton's), fell in love and were married in 1974. Jack was a manufacturer agent representing West Bend of Canada, Alcan Aluminum, O'Browne and Parker Pen. Mary retired from Eaton's and worked with Jack, travelling Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. West Bend acknowledged Jack and Mary for top sales (1977) and were awarded an honourary plaque by the President of West Bend (Jim Duffield). In 1979, a new home was made in Victoria, BC when Jack retired; but he kept busy volunteering at Oak Bay Lounge, delivering Meals on Wheels, Lawn Bowling and both Mary and Jack were involved in the 1994 Commonwealth Games. Jack enjoyed his quiet time with Bianca (toy poodle). Jack leaves behind his wife Mary, three step-children and five grandchildren. Both families shared happy times and celebrate Jack's life.


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