Elizabeth, Ellien, Patrick (Nellie) MCKAY


Elizabeth, Ellien, Patrick (Nellie)

Was born in Bankend, Saskatchewan on January 14, 1913. Nellie passed away on January 20, 2007 in Campbell River at the age of 94. She is survived by children Irene (Ray) and Bill, and predeceased by son Eric and late husband Lawrence McKay. She will be greatly missed by numerous nieces, nephews and 3 generaitons of grand children. Her passion in life was family, friends and her beautiful vegetable/flower garden. We will miss her famous gingersnap cookies. She was beautiful, strong, compassionate and the heart of our family. Her spirit is forever with us; “We Love You”.

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal”. Donations in her memory can be made to The Campbel River Hospital Foundation, 381-2nd Avenue, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3V1. Private family arrangements.

You brought me into this world

Much alone I know

It was a struggle to provide house and home

You did your best with what you had

Focusing on what’s ahead

You worked hard always sharing and caring

Accepting what you didn’t have

In my life the good character

I received from you

the bad from pretty much an unknown dad

Your card asked not to weep or cry.

That was easy for you to say but

I’ll think of you every day

I watched you die gazing into the sky

Unaware if you knew I was there

Your struggle has now come to an end

My dearest friend and mother

Your Son.



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