Mary Ellen Bair
1932 - 2019
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Mary Ellen Bair

York - Mary Ellen (Berkheimer) Bair, 86, passed away Friday, February 1, 2019 at her residence. She was the wife of Richard L. Bair with whom they celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary in May, 2018.

Mrs. Bair was born in York on July 13, 1932, daughter of the late Clare M. and Dorothy E. (Doll) Berkheimer.

Mary Ellen was employed as a bus driver for Lincoln Intermediate and Kelly's Transit, retiring in 1997.

She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church, Dover.

In addition to her husband, survivors include, two sons, Douglas M. Bair (Anna Marie) of Harrisburg and Rodney L. Bair (Rebecca) of Dover; a daughter-in-law, Kim S. Bair of York; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and a brother, Richard C. Berkheimer of FL. She was preceded in death by a son, Timothy L. Bair.

There will be a Celebration of Life service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Calvary Lutheran Church, 9 N. Main St., Dover. Officiating will be her Interim Pastor Daniel Biles. Visitation will be 9:30 to 10:30 prior to the service. Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions can be made to Calvary Lutheran Church, Bell Choir, 9 N. Main St., Dover, PA 17315.

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Published in York Daily Record on Feb. 3, 2019.
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February 8, 2019
What a sweet wonderful lady, I met her at the church she was so kind to me. She will be missed. God bless her.
cheryl reese
February 7, 2019
My sincere condolences to Richard and family. Mary Ellen was a dear friend of my mother's, Nancy Frey Sechrist. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Joetta Sechrist Yohe
February 5, 2019
My condolences to Dick and family!
Linda Hake
February 4, 2019
My sincere condolences going out to a Richard.

Melissa Hitz (was a receptionist for Dr Nickles)
Melissa Hitz
February 3, 2019
We send condolences to husband Dick and sons Doug and Rodney. Mary Ellen was a sweet person and a great friend to my mother Jean Kessler. She will be missed! Richard and Linda Johnson
February 3, 2019
Our sincere condolences to Doug, Ann and the entire Bair family. We remember her fondly. May the spirit of your sweet mother live in your memories and your hearts The Johnsons
Jimmy and Toni Johnson
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