Mrs. Shirley McNair
McNAIR At University Hospital on Friday, May 5, 2006, Shirley Margaret (Hardy) McNair, beloved wife of the late Kenneth T. McNair (1974). Loving and devoted mother of John H. McNair and his wife Deborah of Thorndale and Dr. Susan McNair and her husband Dr. Edward MacNeil of London. Shirley regretfully leaves four grandchildren, Kenneth and William McNair and Margaret and Clara MacNeil. Also loved by her sister Dr. Madeline Hardy and husband Dr. J.G. McMurray of London. Predeceased by her parents, Homer J. (1971) and Bella Hardy (1992). Shirley was active on the Board of the Womens Christian Association and on the Building Committee of the new Parkwood Hospital. She was a Past President of the McCormick Home Auxiliary. Her commitment to her church was central in her life. She presided as Clerk of Session at New St. James Presbyterian Church from 1987 to present. In her varied life roles, most notably that of mother, she was greatly loved for her faith, wisdom, compassion, insight and keen sense of humour. She blessed all lives that she entered and will be missed by so many. Friends may call on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond. A memorial service will be conducted at New St. James Presbyterian Church, 280 Oxford St. at Wellington, on Monday, May 8 at 11 a.m. by Rev. Keith McKee, Rev. Dr. Leslie R. Files and Rev. Dr. Bob Robinson. Private family interment will take place at Medway Cemetery prior to the memorial service. Memorial contributions to New St. James Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund would be gratefully acknowledged.
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