John Alexander Hay

With sadness we announce the passing of John Hay of Winchester on Tues., Oct. 31, 2017. He was 82.
He was the beloved husband of Carol (nee Turner), and the loving Dad of Daryl (Cathy), Dwayne (Melody), Kathryn (Steve) Cochrane, Christine Curran (Jamie Henry), and the late Colin Hay. He was predeceased by his parents, Colin and Christina (nee MacIntosh) Hay. John was the dear brother of Isabel MacDonald (the late Fraser) and the late Joyce Armstrong (the late Harold). He was the cherished Poppa of Ryan (Kaylee Steele), Kaitlyn (Michel) Thurler, Cory, Micheal (Alison), Jamie (Melissa), Brittany, Brayden, Kerri-Lyn, and Shawn, and great-grandchildren William, Makenna, Addison, and Luella. He was the brother-in-law of Terry Turner.
John rested at Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church St. in South Mountain (613-989-3836), from 6 to 9 pm on Thurs., Nov. 2. The funeral service was held in the chapel of the funeral home on Fri., Nov. 3 at 11 am.
By family request, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
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