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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: Carl Demmons
Relation: Acquaintance

My condolences to all the family. Such a young age…. Thinking of you all, Carl D.

From: Bev & Dan Rowter

We are so sorry to hear of Barry’s passing. Our thoughts are with the family.

From: Bill Cameron
Relation: Childhood friend from Caledonia Nova Scotia

Sad to hear of Barry’s passing. I have many fond memories of hanging out in Caledonia as teenagers with Barry and his brother Wes. God speed Barry.

From: Louis and Joan Holdright
Relation: Friends

Louis and I are so very sorry for your loss. We knew Barry well, and are saddened by his passing. Our thoughts are with the family at time.

From: Bonnie Labrador and Jerry Mansfield
Relation: Acquaintance and know the family

Our sincere condolences to Barry’s family.

From: Joyce Marriott
Relation: friend

Our condolences to the family on Barry’s passing, We always enjoyed Stick Man’s company with his quiet ways and wry humor…He will be missed. RIP. Waldo and Joyce.

From: Anne Shay Kempton
Relation: Sister

it was sad to lose you Barry, you were the youngest child of a family of 8. I will miss you very much. Love your Sister Anne.

From: Ken Hemmerich
Relation: Friends at high school.

I was friends with Barry when we were kids. I would say about 16 to 18 years old. We always had alot of fun. Barry was a great guy. Gone too early.

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