Robert Bob James McNair

April 19, 1937November 6, 2012
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MCNAIR, Robert James (Retiree of the Toronto Fire Department – 27 Years Service) Passed away at Rouge Valley Health System – Ajax on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 with his family by his side, at the age of 75. Beloved husband of Betty for 57 years. Loving father of Robert (Marvin), Joanne (Jerry) and Jim (Brenda). Proud Poppa of Greg (Tanya), John (Stephanie), Cassie (Scott), Jessica and Robert. Dear brother of Joan (Don). Predeceased by brother John and survived by sister-in-law Frances. A memorial reception will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Sunday, November 11th from 1 – 3 p.m. with remembrances at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to SickKids Foundation would be appreciated.


  • Visitation Sunday, November 11, 2012

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Katie Rushton

November 11, 2012

So sorry to hear of the entire Wessels/mcnairs loss. I've only met mr. McNair a few times, and every time I did he was incredibly pleasant and welcoming. Will be greatly missed by all. Xoxo
Love Katie and Chris Walters

Chris Pade

November 11, 2012

Sincere condolences to all of Bob's family. I wish you all peace and love. Thank you, Bob for the wonderful gift of Joanne, my best friend. I'm going to miss my handsome boyfriend.

Ron and Betty Metcalfe

November 11, 2012

Joanne, Jerry, Greg and John, and family. Our deepest condolences to all of you. Please hold strong your wonderful memories.
Ron and Betty Metcalfe

Corry Wessels Perez

November 11, 2012

Sending the entire family condolences. I do remember many years as a child walking into my Aunt Joannes house, seeing him sitting at the kitchen table and being welcomed by his open arms. I know in my heart he was a kind hearted man and may he rest in peace.

Stephen & Elaine Elmy

November 11, 2012

We were very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We enjoyed a great week with he and the entire family, in Puerto Vallarta, at Scott & Cassie's wedding. I enjoyed our electric scooter races around the hotel :-) RIP Bob

chris and yvonne fry

November 11, 2012

so sorry for your loss our hearts go out to all the family and friends. he was a sweet man love chris and yvonne fry

Tim & Pam Wessels

November 10, 2012

We send you our sincerest condolences at this difficult time. We have many memories of your dad, but one in particular stands out. Many years ago, Mom's house was broken into, and all her Christmas gifts to her grandkids were stolen. Bob took it upon himself to rally as many of his fellow legion members to replace these cherished gifts, they did, and much more. Our family was so thankful for this kind hearted gesture, what a legacy! R.I.P. Bob

Scott Elmy

November 10, 2012

I will miss you! You were always a great person to look up to. May you rest in peace.

Rachel Haley

November 10, 2012

Rest in peace Mr. McNair. My deepest condolences to your family.

Greg and Tanya Wessels

November 10, 2012

To find the words to remember such an honorable, respectful, and amazing man that I have spent my whole life looking up to is so difficult because there is so many things that could be said for my poppa.

I have so many great memories of my poppa that I will always cherrish from our trips to Disney, to my poppa cheering me on at many of my baseball games, golf games, and just spending quality family time over the many holidays, birthdays, and just because days.

The love and guidance you have given me over the years I will hold close to my heart and will pass that along to my children one day. I only wish they would have had the chance to meet you but I will never let them go without knowing what an amazing man you were.

You were a fighter in every sense of the word, grandma told Tanya and I how badly you fought to be there for us on our wedding day, we know how excited you were to be apart of the day and we are so happy that we were able to share pictures and memories with you the next day.

You gave Tanya and I some great advice when we came to visit you in the hospital and we promise we will always remember that!

You are an amazing man who led an amazing life and we will truly miss you!

Rest in peace Poppa.

All our love.