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McKay, Harvey (Died)
appeared in Woodstock Sentinel, 16 Mar 2018, A, p. 10, column 2
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McKAY, Harvey - Harvey Donald McKay, 97, of Tavistock, passed away peacefully at PeopleCare Tavistock on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, three days before his 98th birthday. He was born in East Zorra Township, Oxford County on March 17, 1920, a son of the late Franklin Wilfred McKay and the former Annie Jane Bull. Harvey had farmed in East Zorra Township for most of his lifetime. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church in Woodstock; a member of the McTavish Cemetery Board where he had served as Chairman for more than 35 years. During World War II, he was a member of the Oxford Rifles Military Reserves where he had army training. Harvey was predeceased by his devoted companion, Ruth Savich; his sister and brother-in-law, Berniece and Carl Wilhelm; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Cecil and Marion McKay, John and Edna McKay; his special sister, Anna Beryl and her husband Willis Bean; brothers-in-law, John Rutherford and Tom Stuart. He is survived by his special sister, Ella May Rutherford-Stuart of Calgary, Alberta; several nieces, nephews and their families. Relatives and friends will be received in the FRANCIS FUNERAL HOME, 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 10 - 10:45 a.m. where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. The Rev. Mark McLennan of Woodstock will officiate. Reception following. Interment in McTavish Cemetery will follow the reception. As expressions of sympathy, donations to McTavish Cemetery would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home, Tavistock by calling 519-655-2431.

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16 Mar 2018
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March 14, 2018
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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McKay, Harvey (Died)