Edward William McKay

  • Died: November 20, 2018
  • Location: Hamden, Connecticut

Washington Memorial Funeral Home of North Haven

4 Washington Ave
North Haven, CT 06473

Tel. (203) 239-6000

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle, Cousin and Friend

Message From The Family

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Edward William McKay, 66, of Hamden died peacefully on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of thirty two years to Laura Fazzone McKay. Ed was born in Lynn, MA on February 15, 1952, a son of the late Edward A. and Doris McKay and had resided in Hamden for more than thirty two years. He was a reservationist for American Airlines for over fifteen years until retiring due to illness in 1993. Ed is also survived by two loving daughters, Brianna R. McKay of Greensboro, NC and Chelsea L. McKay of Bethany, one sister, Kathy Piercy of Salem, MA, one brother, Kenneth P. McKay of Lynn, his father and mother in law, Lawrence and Isabelle Fazzone of Hamden, and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends. Ed's family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday, Nov. 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m., the Rev. Joseph Napolitano officiating. Burial will be private. www.washingtonmemorialfh.com


Condolence & Memory Journal

My heartfelt sympathy

Posted by Susan Larson - Waterbury, CT   November 26, 2018

Dear Laura I am so sorry for your loss.Remember you will always have memorys.

Posted by larry cuomo cuomo - hamden, CT - Friend   November 26, 2018

I am so sorry for your family's loss. I loved Ed's smile, even in the toughest times. You all showed resilient strength throughout the years. Ed will never be far from you now.

Posted by Maribeth Kanner - Hamden, CT - Friend   November 24, 2018

Dear Laura,Brianna,and Chelsea,
I'm so glad I had the pleasure of meeting Ed and spending time with all of you . My thoughts are with all of you as well as Isobelle and Fuzzy at this difficult time. Very sincerely ,Colleen

Posted by Colleen Guidone - Clinton, CT   November 24, 2018

This has been a tough week for many people that love the entire McKay family, my heartfelt love to all of you. Betsy Galian

Posted by Betsy Galian Galian - Cheshire, CT - Friend   November 23, 2018

So sorry for your loss of Ed. Deepest sympathy Keith and Teresa Vignola

Posted by Teresa Vignola - Hamden, CT   November 23, 2018

Laura, Chelsea, Brianna, Fuzzy and Isabelle and all Ed's Family and Friends. My Deepest Sympany to all of you. Laura, you. Were the best wife any Husband could have asked for,. Ed always had a Friendly manner and a smile on his face, despite his illnesses over the years. I always recall when h e was well and all his shopping he so loved to do, I saw him many times out and about. What I saw h im at Elm a year ago, he was smiling and I was so glad he remembered me. I know how difficult this is, I feel your pain, if there is anything I can do for any of you, please know I am here. Sending many Hugs.... XO

Posted by Cheryl Hurst - Hamden, CT   November 23, 2018

Laura, Brianna, Chelsea and all of Ed's family, the Barber family extends our condolences on the loss of your loved one. It has been a long struggle and you have been an inspiration to all of us who have been close to you. You are and will continue to be in our prayers.

Posted by The Barber Family - New Haven, CT - Friend   November 23, 2018

Dear Laura & family, I'm so sorry for your loss. Ed was a very nice, friendly guy. He was always happy even though he was ill. May he rest in peace.

Posted by Richard Reutenauer - Wallingford, CT   November 23, 2018

Dear Laura, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Ed. My heartfelt condolences to you and the girls - you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Winnie Shyam

Posted by Winnie Shyam - Hamden, CT - Friend   November 22, 2018

Laura, I am truly sorry for your loss. You are such a nice person, I am sure Ed was also and will be missed.You and your family are in my prayers.

Posted by Anna Scanlon - Old Lyme, CT - Friend   November 21, 2018

So sorry to hear about Edward. I will always remember him as a gentle loving person and a great cousin. He will be missed but never forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to all the McKay family.

Posted by Eujanie McKay Wheeler - Cape Coral, FL   November 21, 2018

I'm so sorry for the loss of Ed. We went to school together and then worked together at the credit union. A long time friend. He was a great person and I'm sure will be missed lots. My thoughts and prayers to his family.
Betty Ann Girard Bare'

Posted by Betty Bare' - Lynn, MA - Friend   November 21, 2018

Laura, I was very sorry to hear about Ed. Know that you and the girls, and your family are in my prayers.

Peggy Weiler

Posted by Peggy Weiler - Ansonia, CT - Friend   November 21, 2018

Chelsea I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Know that your in my thoughts and prayers.

Karen DeLucia

Posted by Karen DeLucia - Hamden - Friend   November 21, 2018

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