Wilkie, Isabel Smith

10 Jul 1932

ANTIGONISH July 10, 1932, Isabel Smith Wilkie, widow of David McNair, one of the
oldest residents of the county, passed away at home last night in her 96th year after
a brief illness. Mrs. McNair’s kindly manner, her sparkling sense of humor and her
fine qualities of character won her a legion of friends. She was a faithful member of
St. James United Church. Daughter of the late George Wilkie and Elizabeth
McPhee, she was born at Cape George, December 1836, and moved to Antigonish
several years after her marriage to Mr. McNair, spending the last 56 years of her life
here. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lottie Greenough, Plymouth, NH, Mrs.
Elizabeth Currie, Springfield, VT. a son, Howard, at home; and one sister, Mrs.
Sarah J. Wilkie, Antigonish . The funeral will be held Monday at 2:30 pm.