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Barry Shay

November 5, 1958 - July 11, 2019


It is with great sadness the family announces Barry’s passing on July 11, 2019 at the South Okanagan General Hospital, Oliver, BC.  Barry was born at the Cottage Hospital in Caledonia, NS. He was the youngest of eight children. Barry was known for his wry sense of humour and quick wit. He passed many hours in his shop creating intricate wood carvings for family and friends.

He is survived by sisters Barb (Terje) Rogers, Caledonia, NS, Anne Shay Kempton, Kingston, NS, Carol Shay (Ivan), New Germany, NS, Ginny Shay (Richard) Oliver, BC and brother Wes (Jackie) Shay, Kelowna, BC as well as numerous other relatives.

He was predeceased by his parents, Earle and Margaret Shay, sister Linda and brother Steve.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 pm, Saturday July 20, 2019 at the Oliver Cemetery. Reception to follow at Granny Quintal’s. Everyone welcome.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation or to a charity of your choice.

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Carolyn Tipler
Relation: Neighbour

Sincere condolences to Barry’s family, it was a pleasure to have know him, he was a great neighbour and friend and so sorry he had to go so soon. RIP Barry.

From: Marie Stelkia
Relation: Long time friends, met him through my brother Aaron

Sending my sincerest condolences to Barry’s family, I’ve known him for years, will miss our chit chats every time we saw each other, so wanted to be at his service, I have a wedding to attend that day. ..hugs to his family

From: Jane and Ralph Clarke
Relation: Friend

Awwww Barry….
Another one from the “Class of 76” goes to that big reunion in the sky….
We shall think of you whenever 70’s tunes play, we see a MAD magazine or smell the scent of incense. We send you light and love…. Be free now our friend.
Ralph and Jane

From: Max& Myra Holdright
Relation: School friends

Our condolences to all the family

From: I was saddened to read Barry's obituary. My sympathy to each of his family members.
Relation: Cousin

I was sadd sympathy to

From: Bob & Hazel Mansfield
Relation: Uncle

We are very sorry to hear of Barry’s passing. Hopefully he’s in a better place now. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

From: Clary Kempton
Relation: Friend

Very sad to hear of Barry’s passing. I have great memories of Barry from our time at school in Caledonia. My sincere condolences to the family.

From: Paula Luxton
Relation: Friend

Saddened to hear of Barry’s passing, thinking of you all.

From: Chris & Kristina Murray
Relation: Customer

Rest in peace Barry,
We will miss seeing your smiling face and our nice chats.
Our thought’s are with you all.

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