Joan E. McNair

Joan Ellen (Ross) McNair 76, passed away peacefully at home on January 7, 2019. She was the beloved wife of Robert Eli McNair for 55 years.

She was a proud mother and grandmother of her two children Maribeth Ann McNair of Warwick, Robert Ross McNair of Bondville, VT. and grandson Daniel Robert Corcoran, of Columbia, SC. In addition, she is survived by her sister Carol Ann (Ross) Audette of Cranston, and brother Joseph L. Ross of Kingston, RI.

Her family was most important to her. She was very thoughtful and always remembered her friend’s birthdays with a special card. She was an active member of OA and inspired a lot of people. She worked at Old Stone Bank where she met her loving husband.

Visitation to which all are invited to attend will be held on Thursday January 17th from 5:00-8:00pm in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. A Mass of Christian will be celebrated on Friday January 18th at 11:00am at St. Matthew Church Cranston.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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Pat Bigler - 01/13/2019

Dear Bob. I just found out about your wonderful Joan. She was a very kind person and customer.. I’m still in Florida but know I’m thinking of you

Lee Listro (Bea's friend) - 01/14/2019

My sympathy on Joans' passing. My prayers are with you.

Phyllis Wilks Ryan (Friend/Co-worker at Old Stone - 01/14/2019

Dear Bob: After so many years I still recall the wonder times shared with Joan while working at OSB. My deepest sympathy to you and your family on Joan's passing. ( I still remember her semi-schedule - Monday-wash day; Tuesday-iron day and Wednesday-nail day. Joan was a wonderful person who passed through my life for a brief moment, but a person one would never forget. Bob, you also are remembered for your laughter and the joy you brought to the world! For this I thank you. Joan was a lucky girl sharing her life with you for 55 years.

Joyce brennan - 01/14/2019

Dear Bob and family,

I was so very sad to read of Joan’s passing in It brought back many memories of wonderful times we all shared with our Old Stone friends. The very best was when a great group of us got together (sometime with our children) each month to share the good, bad and ugly of our lives and just having a lot of laughs. It was the best of times and Joan was such a special part of this group. I cherish the good times we had together and cannot imagine how much she will be missed by her family.

With sympathy,
Joyce Brennan
Jupiter, Florida

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