James McKee

Obituary of James Robert McKee

It is with heartfelt sorrow, the family of James “Jim” Robert McKee, husband of Laura (Smith) McKee, of Quispamsis, announce his passing on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at the Saint John Regional Hospital.


Born in Saint John on February 19, 1945, he was the son of the late James and Agnes (McLeod) McKee. Jim was the owner and operator of McKee for Keys in Saint John for many years.


Besides his wife, Jim is survived by his sons; Terry (Colleen) of Grafton, NB, and Chris (Alona) of Fall River, NS; sister, Judy Simon; stepchildren; David Finch (Shauna) of Hampton, NB, and Heather Finch Snook (Dan) of Kingston, NB, grandchildren; Victoria, Courtney, Tasha, Katherine (Quintin), Matthew, Vincent, Samuel, Lilly, and Jordan; nieces Melissa Simon and Cindy Simon; as well as extended family and friends.


In keeping with Jim’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Arrangements are under the care of Kennebecasis Community Funeral Home, 152 Pettingill Road, Quispamsis (506-849-2119). For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the NB Lung Association. Online condolences may be made at www.kennebecasisfh.com

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