Robert E McKay

January 1, 1962 ~ April 5, 2018 (age 56)

Robert McKay, Jr, passed away on April 5, 2018 at Rahway hospital surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Elizabeth, NJ growing up in Iselin, NJ moving to Jackson Heights, NY finally settling in Winfield Park, NJ. He worked for Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 28 in NYC for 38 years retiring last year. He rescued many cats and dogs throughout his life, bringing them into his home and loving them like family.

Robert was predeceased by his father Robert and his partner James Williams. Surviving are his mother Alice; 4 sisters and 1 brother Catherine Ennis (Dwight), Joan Risko (Jimmy Nemes), Jeanne Gilsenan (George), Judi McKay-Devenny (Henry), and James McKay (Tracey); 8 neices and nephews; and 1 great-neices and 3 great-nephews.

Visitation will be held on Sunday April 8th from 3:00 pm to 7:00pm at the GOSSELIN FUNERAL HOME, 660 New Dover Road, Edison. Funeral Services Monday April 9th at 8:30am at the Funeral Home followed by a 9:30 am Mass at St John Vianney Church, Colonia.  Burial at Rosedale Cemetery, Linden.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in his name to: ASPCA.  


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