Mary Elizabeth McKay Dunning, 84, of North Haven, CT formerly of New Jersey, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at her home. She was the wife of the late Robert L. Dunning. Mrs. Dunning was born in Bradford Ontario Canada on November 19, 1928; daughter of the late Henry and Myrtle Reynolds McKay; was a graduate of St. Michael’s Hospital School of Nursing in Toronto, Canada and became a Registered Nurse having worked at the Columbian Presbytarian Hospital, the Pascack Valley Hospital, Westwood, NJ and later at the Valley Nursing Home in NJ until her retirement. She was a member of the Montville Senior Citizens and was an avid knitter. Mother of Diane E. Gleeson of North Haven, CT, Robert H. Dunning of Harriman, NY and Kenneth E. Dunning of Wallingford, CT. Grandmother of Matthew, Shana and Beth-Ann Gleeson. Sister of Norman (Jean) McKay of Kitchener, Ontario and Margaret Lonsway of Ottawa, Canada.
Funeral services will be conducted in the Branford Evangelical Free Church, 231 Leetes Island Road, Branford, CT on Thursday morning, January 31st at 9:30. Interment will follow at 1:45 pm in George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, NJ. The visiting hours will be Wednesday, January 30th from 4 to 7 pm at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.