MACKAY, Edna - Peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, February 12, 2015, Phylis Edna Mackay, passed away in her 98th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Albert E. (Mickey) Mackay (1979) and parents Elsie and Harry Gibbons. Cherished mother of Arlene Sleno (Mackay). Edna was a devoted and loving grandmother of Jim Sleno (Anita Wieringa) and Cathy (Sleno) Buchanan (Darryl) and adored great-grandmother of Laura and Jamie Buchanan and Sarah Sleno. Edna spent more than 30 happy years as a volunteer at St. Joseph’s Hospital, London, Ontario, especially in the Hand and Upper Limb Department, where she developed many lasting relationships. She always thought of others and never worried about herself; her helping hand was always there. Her amazing inner strength and positive spirit was inspirational to all who knew and loved her. She will be missed by her family and large number of friends. Visitation on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond. Edna was a member of The Church of St. John the Evangelist, 280 St. James Street at Wellington where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, February 19 at 11:00 a.m. Interment following cremation will take place at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Edna please do so to The Church of St. John the Evangelist Endowment Fund or to the charity of your choice.
Add Your Condolence
Complete 2 simple steps to place a Memorial Donation
1. Notify Family
2. Remit donation (a new browser window will open)
Note that donations must be made directly through the aforementioned organizations. Harris Funeral Home does not collect donations.
Step One: Notify Family
Complete and send the form below to notify family of your contribution: