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Mr. Scott Thomas McNair

As originally published on Thursday, April 22nd, 2004.

Mr. Scott Thomas McNair, 93, of N. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, died Wednesday, April 21, at Gettysburg Hospital, Gettysburg, Pa.

Born Jan. 3, 1911, in Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Scott Hiram and Marion Gelwicks McNair.

He was the husband of Frances Elsie Shriner McNair, his wife of 63 years, who died Aug. 30, 1998.

He was a member of Incarnation United Church of Christ, Emmitsburg.

He was a dairy and beef farmer all his life.

Surviving are three children, Shirley Gelwicks of Hanover, Pa., Rodney McNair and wife Sarah of Emmitsburg, and Joan Bankard of Emmitsburg; six grandchildren, Wanda Seitz, whom he and his wife raised, of Westminster, Theresa Wantz, Terry McNair and Tammy Bankard of Emmitsburg, and Lisa Miller and Dale Ellen Gelwicks of Hanover; five great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret McNair and Mary D. Welty; and two brothers, Gelwicks McNair and Robert McNair.

His caregivers were Val Redding, Benay Bair and Amy Albaugh.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 24, at Incarnation United Church of Christ, Emmitsburg, with his pastor, the Rev. Ted Haas, officiating. Interment will be in Emmitsburg Presbyterian Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 23, at Skiles Funeral Home, 210 W. Main St., Emmitsburg.

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