Obituary of Steve McLay
The family of Edward Stephen McLay (Steve) husband of the late Ruth McLay (Hall) sadly announce his passing at the Charlotte County Hospital on Thursday, December 30th, 2021 with his daughter Kathy by his side.
Born in Moore’s Mills, NB, September 12, 1939; son of the late Alec McLay and Hilda (Peterson) (McLay) Williams.
Steve worked as an electrician all his life, most of those years spent as foreman for McSorley Electric.
His hobbies included flying, he acquired his pilot’s license in the 70’s and spent many years as a member of the St. Croix Flying Club. He had a license as a ham radio operator. He built many of his own radios and could have been considered a computer expert.
Steve was a member of St. Stephen Royal Canadian Legion throughout his life and was honoured to be an adopted veteran for all his services to the Legion.
He is survived by his children Stephen (Debbie), Kathy McLay, Michael (Natalie), grandchildren Jeffrey McLay (Angela) Stephanie McKinney (Darcy), Sarah Higgins (Jamie), Delaney McLay (Zack), seven great grandchildren, , brothers Andy McLay (Coline), Ralph Williams (Ruth), Raymond Williams (Stephanie), several nieces nephews and cousins.
Besides his wife and parents Steve was predeceased by by his daughter Sheila Marie, brother George McLay, step father Jimmy Williams, step mother Helen McLay , brother in laws Doug Jackson, Doug Hall and Earl Hall, daughter in law Paula McLay and loving special friend Eileen Merrill.
A memoirial service will be held on Wednesday July 6th at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Humphreys Funeral Home,20 Marks Street St St. Stephen,NB. The interment will follow in St Stephen Rural Cemetery followed by a ligh reception back at the funeral home reception centre.
For those who wish donations made to the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. On line condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com
A Livestream of the Memorial Service can be found at https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=b0f12385-da4c-4001-a456-6ab331f59403
The family would like to thank Lincourt Manor staff and Charlotte County Hospital Floor 1, a special thank you to nurse Linda McVay, also thank you to Dr. Kay, Dr. Lister and Dr. Sher Muhammad
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