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Harry James McKay, 87, of Zionsville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. He was born in Detroit, Mich. to the late Harry and Bertha (Hellers) McKay on June 29, 1924.. Harry served in the U. S. Navy during WWII. He married his wife of 62 years, Geraldine Fioretti, on June 25, 1949. After attending the University of Detroit and the University of Michigan, Harry was employed by the U.S. Treasury Department and as Port Director for U.S. Customs in Indianapolis.. After retiring in 1986, Harry became the driver of Zionsville Community Schools’ Bus 6, a job he enjoyed for 19 years. He was an active member of St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church in Zionsville, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Harry liked to read, sail and walk, and loved the dogs he and his family had through the years.. Harry is survived by his wife, Geraldine McKay; sons Kenneth J. (Karen) and Christopher M. (Nancy) McKay; daughters Kathleen S. (Gary) Myers, Carol A. (Mark) Sands, and Mary G. Louthan; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.. A Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, Nov. 14, at St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church, 1870 W. Oak St. Burial followed at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery.. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Augustine’s Home for the Aged, 2346 W. 86th St., Indianapolis, IN 46260. Online condolences may be made at www.flanner-buchanan.com.
Published on  November 16, 2011
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