MacKey, Howard Valentine – At Bluewater Health, Palliative Care on Monday, March 18, 2013, Howard Valentine MacKey, age 82, of Sarnia. The son of the late Edmund and Helena MacKey. Beloved husband of Marilyn (Thomas) MacKey, married for 60 years and 10 months. Caring father of Deborah MacKey, Sharon (Vic) Perdeaux, Brenda (Don) Smith, Barry (Isabell) MacKey, Helena (Sean) Doherty, Lisa MacKey and Carole MacKey. Grandfather of 11 grandchildren and great grandfather of 19 great grandchildren. Brother of Doug (Janet) MacKey, brother in law John (Sharon) Thomas of Kitchener and Aunt Myrtle Salter. Predeceased by brother Bruce MacKey (2007), son in law Bob Leslie (2005) and grandson Kevin MacKey (2005). Howard was born February 14, 1931 in Sarnia and worked as a Pipefitter at Polysar. Dad was a Maple Leafs and Blue Jays fan, loved collecting antique clocks, taking care of his yard, an avid reader of Canadian War History and supporter of the Canadian Troops. A private family service will be held at a later date. The family would appreciate memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Joseph’s Hospice.




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