, Salem, MA

February 6, 2013

Christopher J. McKay, 46

Danvers — Mr. Christopher J. McKay, 46, died unexpectedly, Sunday, February 3, 2013, in Danvers. Born and raised in Chardon, Ohio, he was the son of Lawrence L. McKay of Ohio and Linda K. (O’Neil) Halfhill of Arizona. Chris had been employed for many years in the construction industry on the North Shore . He had a passion and joy for cooking and had more recently been working as a cook.

He is survived by a son James McKay of Saugus; a daughter Catherine McKay of Essex, his former wife Lois (Getty) McKay of Essex; two sisters, Katherine McKay of Ohio and Angelique O’Neil-Macaoidh of Arizona; and a brother Damian Pastrano of Ohio; his former in-laws, Robert and Carol Getty of Essex; brothers in-laws, Craig Getty and Robert Getty Jr. of Essex; as well as nephews, Joshua Getty of California and Colin Woods of Ohio and niece Kalin Woods of Ohio.

ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held at the Second Congregational Church, 35 Conant St., Beverly, Thursday, February 7, at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Arrangements by the Campbell – Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street , Beverly. Information, directions and condolences at