Obituary for Marian Mackay
Marian Mackay, 92, of Unionville Ontario passed away peacefully on August 12, 2017 in her home at Wyndham Gardens. She is survived by her two children: Gordon Mackay and wife Glenys Mackay, of Unionville and Marni Dalle, of Toronto. Marian is also survived by her brother Bob Frater and four grandchildren: Sarah Mackay, Mark Mackay (Nicole Marin), Loic Dalle (Lindsay Parfitt) and Arielle Dalle (Judah Down).
Marian was born in Alness, Scotland on February 7, 1925. She married the late Charles Mackay in 1949 and soon after emigrated to the Toronto area, which she called home for the next 67 years. She actively raised a family and enjoyed a successful career in customer service until the age of 75. She had a quick wit, enjoyed Scottish music and an occasional glass of wine. Marian lived life on her own terms and embraced the world around her with compassion, generosity and kindness. She had a genuine interest in people and built many long time friendships. She will be deeply missed.
A memorial will be held on September 7, 2017 at Chapel Ridge Funeral home: 8911 Woodbine Avenue, Markham, Ontario. Visitation will begin at 2:00pm followed by a Celebration Of Her Life at 3:00pm with refreshments afterwards. Instead of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Canadian Cancer Society or Markham Stouffville Hospital.