MACKAY, J.S.W.L., Lt. Col. (Ret’d) -age 65 of Upper Nine Mile River passed away September 10, 2020 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Laprairie, Quebec, he was a son of the late Julien and Paulette (Lavallée) Mackay.
Louis joined the military in 1983 as an infantry officer with the 22nd Regiment. He was called to the bar in 1992 with the Upper Law Society of Canada. He finished his career as (A) JAG Atlantic. Louis retired to a small hobby farm in Upper Nine Mile River.
He is survived by his wife, Michele (LeBlanc); son, Hugues (Aimee); grandchildren, Adelyn, Jack and Emme-Rose Mackay and Julia and David MacWilliam; sisters, Christiane, Monique, and Hélène; brother, Paul,; numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Claire. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, cremation has taken place and a funeral service will be held in Quebec at a later date.
Memorial donations can be made to your local legion.
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