Obituary: Gwen Mackay

Gwen Butti Mackay, 82, a lifelong Carson City resident, died Oct. 18, 1999, at her residence. She was born Sept. 30, 1917, in Carson City, to Mose and Katherine Amodei Butti.

Mrs. Mackay was a retired public employee of the State of Nevada.

She was a volunteer at St. Teresa Catholic School for many years, and she also donated to many charities. She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Mackay, in 1984, and brother, Jack Butti, in 1972.

Among her survivors are her stepson, Ted Mackay, of El Cajon, Calif.; brother, Andrew H. Butti, of Carson City; sister, Frances Butti McGinnis, of Salinas, Calif.; three stepdaughters; one stepgrandson; four nieces; two nephews and several cousins and friends.

No service will be held.

Cremation will be at Walton's Sierra Crematory.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northern Nevada, St. Mary's Foundation, 809 Plaza St., Carson City 89701; to A.L.S., 21021 Ventura Blvd. No. 321, Woodland Hills, CA 91364 or to the Nevada Humane Society, 200 Kresge Lane, Sparks 89431.

Walton's Chapel of the Valley, Crematory and Cemetery, is in charge of arrangements.


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