McKenzie, Kathleen ‘Kay’ Mary (née Lee)

McKenzie, Kathleen ‘Kay’ Mary (née Lee)

December 5th, 2020

June 20, 1932 - December 5, 2020

Passed peacefully with family by her side, at Victoria Hospital, on Saturday, December 5, 2020, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of Gord for 61 years. Loving mom of Nancy (Andy) Whynot, Ken (Faye) McKenzie, and Sue (Scott) Giovannetti. Adored Nanny of Scott (Meghan), Sarah (Mark), Michael, Lauren, Rachel, Matthew, Bradley, Brett and Luke. Dear Great-Nanny of Lily, Melody and Drew. Loving sister to Mabel Webber (late Lloyd), Eric (Jeanette) Lee, Mary (late Lloyd) Carroll, Glen “Pepper” (Wendy) Lee. Dear sister-in-law to Doug (Vera) McKenzie. Wonderful aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Mary and Hubert Lee; sisters, Ruth (Jack) McCaskill, and Betty (Ted) Tomlinson; parents-in-law, Ethel and Hubert McKenzie; and sister-in-law, Joyce Hayes. Our sincere thanks to the Palliative Care team at Victoria Hospital for their wonderful care during this difficult time. Also, Earls Court Village LTC Home for the loving care they have given Kay the last couple of years. A public visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 from 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where a private funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Private interment at Glendale Cemetery, Etobicoke. The family welcomes friends to view the service via livestream. Registration is required to attend the visitation or to view the livestream.

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Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Kay are asked to consider the JDRF Canada (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) or the London Regional Cancer Program.


Please note: as per the directive of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, attendance numbers will be restricted. Please be aware that COVID-19 protocols are in place which may preclude some from being able to attend and masks are mandatory.


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Book of Condolences

Elizabeth BambergerNancy and family, our deepest condolences on your loss. Kay had a full and faithful life. Her impact on her family is evident. May you find peace in cherished memories and in the knowledge of eternal life through the grace of God.
Walter & Janet WhynotOur deepest sympathy to Gord and to all Kays’ children,grandchildren,great grandchildren and all those whose lives she touched.Our hearts weep with you in your great loss. Kay was a beautiful woman who dedicated her life to her children.
Karen ClementsKen, we are so sorry for your loss, please know you and your family are in our thoughts.
Alexandra CharetteThinking of you Sue and your family at this time. You have been in my thoughts.
Sherry LaframboiseMy heartfelt condolences to Kay's family. Kay was such a wonderful person and she was so proud of her family. She cherished each one of you. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers
The Merkel FamilyOur deepest condolences. Kay was a wonderful person and will be sadly missed by all who had the benefit and pleasure of knowing her.
Barb & Doug HowsonTo Gord and family our deepest sympathies, Kay was a wonderful person who we had the benefit of spending great memorable times at Lake Muskoka with you and her.
Christine BurnsDear Sue and family, Sending my deepest condolences to you and the family at this time. The sadness will lift and happy memories will continue to bring you happiness.
Dale Cropper (Merkel)Gord, Nancy, Ken and Sue. I am so very sorry for you loss, I have so many wonderful memories of my Auntie Kay, she brought joy to everyone around her, she as an amazing woman, Wife, Mother, Sister, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother, and friend. Her talents were endless, her greatest love was her family. She was my Mother's best friend for most of her lifetime, l cannot help but think that they are again reunited, just where they left off, once again enjoying each other and the others that we have lost along the way, l hope you can find comfort in your memories, they are our greatest gifts. Hugs to you all.....
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