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Douglas McClay Sr. UNITY — Douglas McClay Sr., 76, of Unity, New Hampshire, passed away the morning of Jan. 17, 2021, at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, New Hampshire. A beloved husband, father and grandfather, Doug was born on April 1, 1944, in Hope Valley, Rhode Island, and attended Hope Valley schools. He married his devoted wife, Dorothy Steadman, on Jan. 3, 1964, and, after moving to New Hampshire, owned Doug’s Auto in Unity for many years. A builder of engines who won multiple championships and races, Doug was an active part of Claremont Motorsports Park and also built numerous homes in Rhode Island and New Hampshire. Doug is lovingly remembered as a witty, passionate joker with hands-on smarts who enjoyed time with his family, car races, snowmobiling and other outdoor sports, coffee, telling stories and sharing memories. He is survived by his beloved wife, Dorothy; son, Douglas McClay Jr. of Unity; daughter, Tina Zampini and significant other Garret Austin of Unity; son, Mark McClay and daughter-in-law Sybil McClay of Unity; son, Jack McClay and daughter-in-law Jodie of Claremont; son, Jeffrey McClay and daughter-in-law Casey of Summersville, South Carolina; son, Jason McClay of Unity; grandchildren, Amber, Miles, Dino, Nolan, Ryan, Kevin, Madison, Stella, Eleanor, Jacob, Tristan, Vincent, Kessa, Rhianna, Everly, Harbor, Haven, Mae-Lyn and Kailand; and four great-grandchildren. Visiting hours will be held privately. Graveside services will be held in the spring in the Center Cemetery in Unity, New Hampshire. Arrangements are with Stringer Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 146 Broad St., Claremont, NH 03743. To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, visit www.stringerfh.com.

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