Lee McKay (Elizabeth Louise) of Sooke, British Columbia passed away at Victoria Hospice on April 30, 2012. Lee was born to Lucie and John Leslie on July 19, 1939 in Saint John, New Brunswick. Cherished wife of 52 years to Ken McKay. Loving mother of Darren (Lori), Jeffery (Karen), Jonathan, Karmin (David Ell) (both deceased), Steven (Liz), Stuart, Darlene Durrad and Derek (Kate). Loving sister of Sonny, David, Jade Belyea (all deceased), Jean Porter and Dot Roberge. Doting Grandmother to Noel, Natasha, Shayne, Gary, Joseph, Ana, Morgan, Ethan, Tristan, Gillian, Ava and Michael. During her life she lived in many places across Canada but the country seaside was her true home. She was an avid reader of books and poetry. Her creative nature was expressed through arts and crafts, photography, drawing, painting and writing stories and poetry. She belonged to many community clubs and gave of her time generously. Many thanks to Dr. Saunders, the nursing and emergency staff at VGH, her home care nurse Michelle, Victoria Hospice and everyone involved in her care. A memorial service will be held in the Sands Funeral Chapel, 317 Goldstream Ave. Colwood, on Friday, May 18, 2012, by Pastor Stephen Swift. Family visitation to start at 11:00 AM with public visitation to begin at 12:00 PM. Service at 1:00 PM with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the Victoria Hospice, or, in keeping with Lee’s giving nature, just go out and do a good deed.
Sands Funeral Chapel,
Cremation and Reception Centre (Colwood)
317 Goldstream Ave., Victoria, BC V9B 2W4
Tel: (250) 478-3821 – Fax (250) 478-0344.