McKay, Elaine Elizabeth

McKay, Elaine Elizabeth

September 8th, 2016

Peacefully and surrounded by her family at Kensington Village Nursing Home, London, on Thursday, September 8th, 2016, Elaine Elizabeth (Chaimbrone) McKay of London in her 70th year. Beloved wife of David McKay for 41 years. Cherished mother of Scott and Chrysta and step-mother of Debbie Taylor.  Loving sister of Angela (Dan) Leslie and Randy (Patricia) Chaimbrone. Predeceased by her brother Michael Sr. and sister-in-law of Gloria Chaimbrone. Elaine will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Sincere thanks to the staff at Kensington Village for their compassionate care. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, September 16th from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. with prayers at 4:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. MICHAEL’S PARISH, 511 Cheapside Street, London, on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Elaine are asked to consider Parkinson Canada. 

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Robin & BobDear Dave & Family So sorry to hear that Elaine has passed away - it's hard to find the words to say. Our sincere sympathy to your family and you - may your memories help pull you through. Robin & Bob (both Labatt pensioners)
Tom and Pat WolfeOur deepest sympathy Dave,Scott and Chrysta. She will be missed by everyone. Thinking of you. Tom and Pat Wolfe
Ron & Pat ArmstrongOur deepest sympathy Dave to you and your family. So sorry to here of Elaine's passing. We will always remember her style, her grace, and her charm. A Beautiful Lady.
Sharon and George WhalenDear Dave and family George and I are so sadden with Elaine's passing. Know that you have been in our thoughts and prayers. We had some great times in Florida . She a great lady. God bless you and your family.
Lorraiine and Chuck BallOur deepest sympathy to Dave, Scott and Chrysta, Knowing Elaine from "way back " at Labatts where her sense of humour , good sense, kindness and ability to light up a room with her wit and laughter were outstanding. In retirement, she was just as much a joy to be with. May wonderful memories help you in this difficult time.
Jim & Doreen Penfold Sault Ste. Marie, OnDave & Family - We are sorry to hear of the loss of Elaine. Please accept our condolences. Elaine was a caring, generous lady.
Shaun ElliottElaine was a fun loving and caring individual who will be truly missed. I'm truly sorry for your loss.
Susan LabereeI am so saddened by your loss of a truly lovely women. Elaine and I got to know each other very well during my early days at Labatt. She helped orient me during my early days with the company and as the years progressed we became great comrades. The memories of our many years together even as I moved around with the Company, brings a huge smile to my face and warmth in my heart. How much we laughed and enjoyed our times together. She embodied the values of the company in everything she did and with everyone she met. Even though we haven't been in touch for many years - her presence is still very close. I send her dear family love and gentle days during this difficult time. Susan
John Barnes So sorry to hear about the passing of Elaine. She was a good friend and support that made my life better at Labatt . She always displayed a caring and personal interest in her staff , friends and family. My condolences to Dave, Scott and the rest of the family.
Jack and Nancy FoxworthyTo David and family, our deepest condolences on the passing of Elaine. She was a key player on our Labatt Human Resources Team during my tenure with Labatt. Both effective and efficient and always so willing to listen and offer advice........and someone you could always count on. I know she will be lovingly remembered by her family, her friends and co-workers. Some people come into our lives and leave without a trace; others (like Elaine) leave an imprint in our hearts and minds forever. We hope our warmest thoughts and sympathy will bring a small measure of comfort to Elaine's loving and devoted family. With our love............Jack and Nancy
Anne KellyHow sad I was to hear of your loss Dave, Scott and Chrysta. Elaine was an extraordinary gal with such spirit and grace. I was honoured and blessed to have known her since we were young single girls starting a career at Labatt and will never forget her kindness. I wish all of you strength to help bear this great pain you feel. May the care and love of those around you give you comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead and know that she’ll always be with you.
Sharon HodgesDear Dave and family, I was so very saddened to hear of the passing of Elaine.She was a vibrant,fun loving woman, always had a good story to tell. Gregg and I always enjoyed our impromptu visits at your cottage,Elaine was always welcoming and made us feel at home. My deepest sympathy to all of you.My thoughts are with you at this most difficult time .
Del & Rob WrightBest Wishes Dave to You and Your Family. So sorry for your loss. May the Memories you've Shared, the Laughter You have Enjoyed, along with the Time you have shared bring you comfort.
Joan PickenScott and family. I am so very very sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved mom. My deepest condolences to you and your entire family.
Cindi LeeDear Chrysta, I know the last little while has been very difficult for you. You have wonderful memories that will help get you through the next few weeks and bring you comfort and peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Cindi
mel peacockSo sorry to hear of Elaine's passing. I knew her from the many years we both worked at Labatts. She was always a genuine friendly lady that always had time to stop and chat. She will be sadly missed by all of the Labatt people who knew her. My condolences to her family
Doug and Pam HigginDave, Pam and I are deeply saddened at Elaine's passing. She was a truly loving and kind person and will be dearly missed by everyone whose lives she touched. We have fond memories of our good times at Labatts. May God be with you and your family at this difficult time. With love and caring thoughts. Doug and Pam
Sally BanekElaine and I worked together at Labatt and remained long distance friends afterward. She was the lady who first taught me how to manage a team, always there to give me support and encouragement. And when my daughter was born, anf wr have bno family near us, Elaine taught me how to hold my baby so she'd feel secure and loved.  Elaine was always a dear friend in my heart. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family.
bo golf Dave, Scott, Chrysta deeply saddened at Elaine's passing. She was a truly loving and kind person and will be dearly missed by everyone whose lives she touched. Fond memories of our good times on Balcarres. She was like a second mom to me, jokes and laughter will always be remember in my heart. May God be with you and your family at this difficult time. With love and caring thoughts. Bo and family.
Sandra DixonWe were so sorry to learn of Elaine's passing. We miss her at the Oakwood Ladies 9-Hole Golf League. She was so much fun to be around and a great organizer as captain. She'll be deeply missed. Our sincere condolences Dave and family.
Carolyn, Ted, Meghan, David GrysDave, Scott, Chrysta, we are so sorry for your loss. It was truly an honour to have Elaine call us friends. So may memories: Sunday spaghetti dinners at the Bend, martinis at Pippins in Chicago, Elaine & Marnie smoking cigars on the deck, her love of glitz & glamour. She will be missed by everyone.
Tammy Reid/Kerry ButlerOur thoughts and prayers are with you all through this difficult time. A time to surround yourself with wonderful memories, as this is what sustains us. Our sincere condolences.
Anne-Marie NicliMy sincere condolences to your family at this difficult time. Elaine was my first manager at Labatt and she was a great mentor and source of support as I started my career. Her smile would light up a room and she was a pleasure to work with in my early days at the company.
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