Marjorie J. “Marj” McNair, 85, beacon of loving kindness, devoted wife, proud Mom/Grandma/Great-Grandma, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at the Greensburg Care Center. She was born on August 24, 1933, in Wilkinsburg, and moved to Greensburg in 1968. Marj dedicated her life to raising her family and creating a nurturing supportive home. When she wasn’t spending time with her family, she was doing something creative. She had many hobbies in her life including, sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery, cake decorating, upholstery, quilting, gardening and genealogy. She traveled a lot, often to see her family, but also made trips to the Bahamas, Canada, and Las Vegas.
In 1955, she married her high school sweetheart, the late David J. McNair. They had six children Joann G. Bauer (Richard) of Greensburg, Jill A. McNair (Patrick Mahoney) of Greensburg, David S. McNair (Vivian) of Orlando, FL, Scott A. McNair of Sacramento, CA, John A. McNair and James A. McNair, both of Greensburg; 9 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; also, many nieces and nephews.
She is the daughter of the late Frank A. and Ethel V. Stewart Bassett. She was preceded in death by her brothers, James and Donald Bassett; and her sister, Pauline Obenauf.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Greensburg, and the Baltzer Meyer Historical Society. Family and friends will be received on Friday from 3-7 pm at Kepple-Graft Funeral Home, 524 North Main Street, Greensburg. Marjorie’s funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10:30 am at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 South Main Street, Greensburg. Everyone is asked to go directly to the church. Entombment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery, Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church at the above address, the Baltzer Meyer Historical Society, 642 Baltzer Meyer Pike, Greensburg, PA 15601, or the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601. For online condolences, please visitwww.kepplegraft.com.