Leander MacKay

Obituary of Leander Francis MacKay

Stellarton: Leander “ Lee ” Francis MacKay  of the Valley View Villa ,Riverton and formerly of Stellarton passed away peacefully  on Sunday ,December1st ,2019 in the Palliative Care Unit of the  Aberdeen Hospital ,New Glasgow .Born in New Glasgow he was a son of the late Francis “Bud” and Patricia “Seb” (Whytewood ) MacKay.  Lee was a lifelong resident of Stellarton. During his working career he was a long time employee of Michelin Tire and then went on to work for Gennoe’s  Bakery before retiring.  Lee  enjoyed  fishing ,reading ,baking ,the outdoors and  also a good game of  washer toss. Entertaining with good friends and family brought Lee  great enjoyment .

Surviving are his wife of 44 years Jane (Turnbull )  .  Sons : Clint MacKay  (Kim Cholmondeley)  of Westville and Brandon MacKay  of Thorburn.  Special grandson Carson MacKay. Sisters :  Susan (Mike) Nugent of Trenton , Marsha Hetherington (Fraser MacLeod ) of Eureka , Patty Lloyd of Stellarton ,  Amy (Jerry) Rodgers  of New Glasgow ,  brothers : Michael MacKay of New Glasgow , Phillip MacKay of Plymouth , Wayne (Deborah) MacKay of New Glasgow. Fur buddy Charley , several nieces , nephews and in-laws . Lee was predeceased by his parents and a granddaughter Mia Lee MacKay. The family will receive visitors from 6-8 P.M. on Thursday in the H.W.Angus Funeral Home  256 King St. New Glasgow ,from where a memorial service will be held on Friday at 11 A.M. in the funeral home chapel  with Rev. Charles McPherson officiating . Burial will be in the Brookside Cemetery at a later date . Donations in memory of Lee may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Fund or to the Alzheimer Society .  A reception will follow the service in the funeral home . Online condolences may be sent to angusfuneral@ns.sympatico.ca.

          

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Thursday
5
December

VISITATION

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, December 5, 2019
H.W. Angus Funeral Home
256 King Street, New Glasgow
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
902-752-2545
Friday
6
December

Memorial service

11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday, December 6, 2019
H.W. Angus Funeral Home
256 King Street, New Glasgow
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
902-752-2545

Interment

Brookside Cemetery
East River Road
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
at a later date

Reception

Reception to follow the service at the funeral home

Donations

Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Fund or to the Alzheimer Society
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