Mary E. (Jarvis) Adair, 86, a lifelong resident of Keene, passed away peacefully with the love of her family by her side on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, under the care of Keene Center Genesis.
She was born a daughter to the late Aura (Tetreault) and Lester K. Jarvis on April 12, 1936, in Keene. Mary was educated locally at Keene High School class of 1954.
Mary enjoyed her time working at the Roxbury Street Laundry as the manager for five years until she retired in 1994. She also drove a bus in Honeybrook, PA. For several years Mary worked for Country Way Nursing Home, now known as Genesis Eldercare in Keene as a nursing assistant for five years. Mary also enjoyed being a homemaker and staying at home with her children.
Mary had a love for all animals, especially cats and birds, she was an avid walker, and enjoyed looking at art.
Ms. Adair is survived by her five children, Kathleen Powell of Keene, Michael Haider and his significant other Heidi Kleinman of South Windsor, CT. David W. Adair Jr. of Keene, Rachel O. Adair of Keene, and Shawn T. Adair and significant other Kim Lapera of Raymond, along with a brother, Richard Jarvis of Sullivan. She is also survived by her 15 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, and many cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Mary is now at rest with her parents, and her brother Noel Jarvis.
All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home, 46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com.