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August 14, 2014
Our Grampie kept a garden.
A garden of the heart;
He planted all the good things,
That gave our lives their start.

He turned us to the sunshine,
And encouraged us to dream:
Fostering and nurturing the seeds of self-esteem.

And then the winds and rain came,
He protected us enough;
But not too much because he knew
We would stand up strong and tough.

His constant good example,
Always taught us right from wrong;
Markers for our pathway that will last
a lifetime long.

We are our Grampies garden,
We are his legacy.
Thank you Grampie, we love you.
August 07, 2014
My world is just not the same without you in it..I miss you you so much! My heart just aches.
August 02, 2014
Remembering you is easy, I do it every day... Missing you is the heartache that never goes away...
May 16, 2014
<3
April 25, 2014
Death changes everything
Time changes nothing

I still miss the sound of your voice, the wisdom in your advice, the stories of your life and just being in your presence.

I still miss you, just as much today as I did the day you died.

I just MISS you!
April 10, 2014
I'm sending a dove to Heaven
With a parcel on its wings
Be careful when you open it
Its full of beautiful things

Inside are a million kisses
Wrapped up in a million hugs
To say how much we miss you
And to send you all our love

We hold you close within our heatts
And there you will remain
To walk with us throughout our lives
Until we meet again!

<3
March 04, 2014
Miss you my friend.......
March 03, 2014
He never looked for praises
He was never one to boast he just went on quietly working
For the ones he loved the most.

His dreams were seldom spoken
His wants were very few
And most of the time his worries
Went unspoken too.

He was there... a firm foundation
Through all our storms of life
A sturdy hand to hold on to
In times of stress and strife.

A true friend we could turn to
When times were good or bad
One of our greatest blessings
The man that we called Dad.
March 03, 2014
One year ago today you left this earth but you will never leave my heart! I miss you and will love you always
February 01, 2014
I miss you!!!
December 24, 2013
Times like this is when we miss you the most. Your silliness and Christmas spirit were always the best. We know you are with us and that's what helps us still smile. We miss you so much! Forever in our hearts. <3
December 12, 2013
It still seems so unfair. The dreams I dream of you are amazing and we are all together and smiling. I know you are telling us you are ok. We all still miss you so much. That will never change!
October 05, 2013
You are forever in our hearts!
October 04, 2013
When you lose someone you love, you gain an angel you know.
October 03, 2013
7 months have passed and it's been so fast. We miss you everyday so much. We think of you every moment, everyday, every event, it's just not the same but every time we think your gone you aren't. You are in our hearts forever, the kids remind me all the time. We love and miss you to the moon and back and someday we will all be tohether again! (Just like old times...) <3
September 11, 2013
Someone said How do you get over the loss of a loved one? You get over the loss of a wallet or ring but you never get "over" losing someone you love because they are always with you...you just get through it. I miss you and my sister together
September 01, 2013
The feeling that something is missing is constantly there. I always imagine what we would be doing or talking about if you were still here. We miss you so so much!
August 02, 2013
We miss you Daddy! Nothing will ever be the same but we will carry on strong because of you!
August 02, 2013
33 years of love lives on forever. Death can never separate the special bond of love and happiness between two people as special as you both! You will meet again.
August 02, 2013
I miss us ! Happy Anniversary Babe ! Love you always !
July 23, 2013
We miss you everyday! Your spirit lives on and always will. It's not always easy but you taught us to be such a strong family! Love you Daddy!
April 16, 2013
I found this saying on-line and wanted to share it: THE BROKEN CHAIN
We little knew that morning that God was going to call your name. In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same.
It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone; for part of us went with you, the day God called you home.
You left us peaceful memories, your love is still our guide, and though we cannot see you, you are always at our side.
Our family chain is broken, and nothing seems the same, but as God calls us one by one, the chain will link again.
April 05, 2013
Mark, I didn't get to say all the things I wanted to when I last saw you. Your were a great brother in law always there for me and my family. We raised our kids together and we did good! You are greatly missed in this house. "Uncle Mark" always brings a smile, a laugh and a story of the latest antic that you've done! You were a good person who knew how to live life. You made everyone around you feel like your friend! Thank you for being you and giving us your love. May you rest in peace knowing you did good in this life!
March 23, 2013
This is the first of the firsts.....Happy Birthday. Miss you lots.
March 12, 2013
Dear Karen, Laura, Terri, and Jessica....I am so sorry for your loss. My heart truly aches for you. Please take comfort in the knowledge that Mark is at peace and out of pain. I wish there was more that I could say or do...
March 12, 2013
Our deepest sympathies to the
MACKAY FAMILY

Steven and Deborah Pierce
March 11, 2013
Dear Karen,Jessica, Terry, and Laura,my family was shocked and so sad to hear of Marks passing, we all have memories of him as a great neighbor and all could see he was a loving Husband and Dad. The Guilford family
March 10, 2013
I not only lost you as my DADDY but also as my BEST friend. I know you are with us and so PROUD of all of us. You did leave your "MARK" on every single person you had ever met.. I am so happy to have all the stories we created together. There's so many! You helped make me the person I am today and I will never forget that! I love you with all my heart and I can FEEL you are at peace. Thank you for everything Daddy especially for just being YOU!
March 09, 2013
I am sad sad sad to the bone,sad.
March 08, 2013
Mark was a great husand to my sister, father to his children, grandfather to his grandbabies, brother, uncle, friend to so many. He was appropriately named as he left so many with a "mark" on their lives. He will be sorely missed, but never forgotten. Rest now, in peace knowing that your family and friends loved you so much.
March 07, 2013
Mark Mackay was an awesome boss I had. Always happy, always there glad to help us in our needs. Never arrogant, never angry. Deeply sorry to hear about his passing. He will be in the hearts of everyone who knew him. My prayers to the family. RIP Mackey!
March 07, 2013
March 07, 2013
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
March 07, 2013
Uncle Mark Im so sad that your gone, Im glad I got to see you. I know you didnt recognize me,so im glad I pulled you aside. You were so shocked It was me, and said how much you missed us all and how I became such a beautiful young lady. You will truly be missed. From the bottom of my heart... I will love you always. Rest In Paradise.
March 07, 2013
Jack & Louise, and the rest of the MacKay Family,
I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of Mark. Mark was a really nice guy and I remember growing up and going to your house in Dorchester with my parents, Rosie, Norman, and "baby" Louise. May your fondest memories of him bring you much comfort during this most difficult time, and may the love of those around you help you through the days ahead. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Karen, my heart goes out to you. I'm so sorry.

Julia (Souza) Lafond
March 07, 2013
to 1 sister inlaw to another mark will be sorely missed and never forgotten.From my family to yours my love and sympathy goes out to yours at this time of need
March 07, 2013
this is to one sister inlaw to antother mark is missed every day and will never be forgotten.From my family to yours we have an angel looking out for us. All my deepest sympathy and all my love goes out your family
March 07, 2013
McKay family,
Your loss is irreplaceable. There are no words to describe how sorry I feel.
I hope you find comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten.I hope Mark finds his rightful place in heaven.
March 07, 2013
I know mark will be sorely missed and never forgotten having your family around you in this time of need hopefully will give you and your family some comfort.
March 07, 2013
To Terri & The Mackay family,

May many memories of happier times provide peace and strength as you struggle with this tremendous loss.

Our very deepest sympathies to you all.

Bear hugs,
March 07, 2013
Terri and family-
I am so very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all with love
March 07, 2013
Honey, You made my heart whole and my life amazing. There will not be a day for the rest of my life that I won't think of what we had... Rest in peace Babe...1437
March 07, 2013
To the family of Mark Mackay:
My deepest condolences on the loss of a great pilar in your family. I pray his memories will light your way through tough times.

Marie Murphy
March 06, 2013
“A Son, a Brother, a Father, a Grandfather, an Uncle, a Cousin, and a Friend! Mark has touched many lives and is loved by many.” You will be truly missed! I Love you!
March 06, 2013
Terry and Laura and the Mackay's it is in deep sadness that I express my sympathy to your great lost. Losing anyone in this life is a terrible thing but to a girl losing a father, the first significant man in your life, is difficult to swallow. In these hard days ahead I pray that GOD will comfort you and your family and may you find support and love in your surrounding friends. GOD bless you all.
March 06, 2013
!I don't know the words to say how much I will miss you. Thank you for coming into Karen's life and our family.
March 06, 2013
Karen So sorry to hear of Marks passing may He Rest In Peace
March 06, 2013
Karen, Jessica, Terri and Laura, I am so sorry to hear of Mark's passing. Some of my favorite memories of growing up are from Pine Grove Drive. He was a wondeful man. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all.
March 06, 2013
To the Mackay Family,
I was saddened today to hear of Marks passing. He was a great guy and I always enjoyed seeing and shooting the breeze with him at the Post Office in Avon. My Prayers are with your family. Amy Mark Rest in Peace.
Todd, Postmaster Avon
March 06, 2013
To Karen, Jess, Terri, Laura and the rest of the family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Mark had such a warm heart for everyone and will be missed. Love you all so much. Trish
March 06, 2013
March 06, 2013
Dear Karen Terri Jessica & Laura,
I'm really sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and sympathies are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Love,
Scott
March 06, 2013
Karen & family
Grief can be so hard, but the special memories we have help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
March 06, 2013
To Karen, Jessica, Terri, Laura and his Grandchildren. My Heart and Prayers are with you. Mark is a part of all of you so he will never be far away. Rest Peacefully Mark.
March 06, 2013
To Karen, Jessica, Terri and Laura. So very sorry to hear of your loss. He is now watching over all of you. God Bless! Love, Lisa Bennett
March 06, 2013
My heart is with Karen and his girls. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. His love will be forever watching over you.
March 06, 2013
Karen, Jessica, Terri, and Laura,
Love you all so much. Mark will be with us all forever. We will always be here for you all.
Love,
Mike, Jen, Chris and Eric
March 06, 2013
Karen, Jessica, Terri, and Laura,
Love you all so much. So many beautiful memories with Mark. He is at peace.
March 06, 2013
I love you Dad!
March 06, 2013
Mike, I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in our prayers.
March 06, 2013
to the mackay family you are
in my paryers at this time
we on C-2 will miss Mark very
much May God Bless you.
Viriglio.
March 06, 2013
Old friend, you will be truly missed. "A memory last forever. Never does it die. True friends stay together and never say goodbye." I'll see you on the other side my friend.
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