Susan E. (Collins) McKay

Susan E. (Collins) McKay, 90, of Acushnet passed away August 17, 2013 at New Bedford Health Care Center. She was the widow of Louis W. McKay, Sr.

Mrs. McKay was born in Dartmouth, daughter of the late William C. and Florence A. (Demoranville) Collins, and resided in Acushnet most of her life. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Rochester. She was a member of the Rochester Congregational Ladies Guild. She enjoyed duckpin bowling and arts & crafts.

Survivors include 3 daughters: Linda S. Wales of Acushnet, Karen E. Hooley of Rochester and Diane R. Poulin of Rochester; 3 sons: Louis W. McKay, Jr. of Brooksville, FL, Donald G. McKay of Fairhaven and Barry T. McKay of Acushnet; 13 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 1 great great-granddaughter; and several nieces & nephews.

She was mother of the late Russell D. McKay, grandmother of the late Sharon Vaughan and sister of the late Verna Holstius and Avis McConville.

The family wishes to thank the staff of New Bedford Health Care for their kindness and loving care.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend: Visiting hours on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Kirby Funeral Home, 61 Tarkiln Hill Road, New Bedford.

Funeral services on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Beacon Hospice Inc., 182 North Main St., Fall River, MA 02720.

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