Daniel Kay, cherished father, grandfather and husband passed at the age of 87 on Sunday, November 6th, 2022 at Albert House Hospice.
Born on September 24 1935, the son of the late Frank and Annie Shand (Nancy) Lochead Kay. He will be greatly missed by his wife, Barbara Kay (Sparks) of 33 years; daughters Dawn O'Hearn (Kerry) of Lake Echo, NS and Dallas Daigle (Edgar) of Miramichi, step-children Jana Gauthier (Danny Marryatt) of Halifax and Jason Gauthier (Natalie) of Victoria B.C.; grandchildren Courtney, Ryan and Spencer, step grandson Brodie O'Neil and sister Gertrude McHugh, Shediac. Predeceased by his cherished daughter Kimberley Kay (Kurt McAllister) and his sister Edith Dunn.
Danny had many jobs from the time he was 14 years old but his favourite and last job was with Midland Transport, where he owned and operated his own transport truck. Danny loved speed and over the years he built and raced Stock Cars (number 711 and Lazy 8) at Miramichi Speedway and River Glade Speedway. He also had an avid interest in building things including the first ever AirBoat on the Miramachi. In his later years Danny developed a keen interest in Ultra light Aircraft and built and flew many planes out of Havelock flying Club where he was a long time member.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106 (372-4800) Thursday, November 10th at 1 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Albert House Hospice, 156 Pleasant St., Moncton, NB E1A 2V5 or a charity of choice.
Online donations or condolences at www.keirsteads.ca