Obituary of Owen Hugh George Hay
January 23, 1935 – St. Ann Parish, Jamaica
April 18, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta
Owen Hay of Calgary, AB passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022 at the age of 87 years.
Owen was born in Jamaica and immigrated to Canada to pursue his university studies. A graduate of both Queen’s University at Kingston and the University of Toronto, Owen worked throughout North America, including Ontario, the Yukon and the United States as a chartered professional accountant. Finally settling in Calgary in the 1980s, Owen started Owen H. Hay Professional Corporation and was a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta for over 40 years. He enjoyed gardening and was known for his sweet tooth.
Owen is survived by his loving daughter Karin Hay and two grandchildren, Xavier and Amara Spinks of Ottawa, ON.
A Memorial Service will be held at (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB) on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Diabetes Canada, 220, 6223 – 2nd Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1J5 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 1112, www.diabetes.ca.
In living memory of Owen Hay, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.