In the death of Miss Mary M. McKay
of 254 School street, the Historical Society has lost a faithful and devoted member.
was the daughter of the late George
and Jane McKay
, where she was born sixty years ago. For the past fourteen years she had made her home with her sister, Mrs. James G. Hinckley
, of this city.
Her death occurred after a five weeks illness, on Saturday, August 29, 1903.
Besides Mrs. Hinckley
, two other sisters, Mrs. Jacob T. Hutchinson
and Miss Eliza J. McKay
, also a member of this society, and a brother, George E. McKay
, superintendent of the Boston markets
, are left to mourn her loss.
The interment was in the family lot at Mt. Auburn
, by her kind and cheerful disposition, and by her many other admirable qualities of mind and heart, won the esteem and friendship of a large circle of friends in this vicinity.