John W. McKaig, Jr., 83, of Newington, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn A. (Grazulwich) McKaig for over 50 years. Born in New Britain, son of the late John and Susan (Glossup) McKaig, he attended New Britain and West Hartford schools, before graduating from Avon Old Farms. John served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was formerly employed by the Aetna prior to becoming a Real Estate Agent. He was a member of the local Elks Club.
Along with his wife, he leaves his four children, Heather Sobotka and her husband Stanley of Wethersfield, Christopher McKaig of Farmington, Michael McKaig of Newington, and Stephen McKaig of TN, and four grandchildren, Madelyn and Nicholas Sobotka, and Jesse and Sean McKaig.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Monday, Aug. 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Duksa Family Funeral Homes at Newington Memorial, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington, followed by a service at 11 a.m. He will be laid to rest following the service in West Meadow Cemetery, Newington. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org . To share a memory with his family, please visit us at www.duksa.net .