Obituary

Helen May Blair

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TIPP CITY - Helen May Blair, 87, of Tipp City, Ohio, formerly of Troy, Ohio, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 23, 2012.
She was born May 15, 1925, in Menominee, Mich., to the late Jay and Stella (Franzini) Van Wirt.
She was married to Ross I. Blair, who preceded her in death in 1977.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel (Beverly) Blair of Dayton, and Randy (Carol) Blair of Troy; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and her special niece, Cheryl Arnold.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Blair; brothers, Earl, Jay and William Van Wirt; and sister, Mary Ida Van Wirt.
Helen graduated from Lima Central High School in 1943 and worked at Waltz's Dry Cleaning for more than 20 years.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Baird Funeral Home, Troy. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 15120 Collections Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60693.
Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.