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Lorraine Jean (Braley) Bair
February 19, 2023



Lorraine Jean (Braley) Bair, 61, of Hillsdale, PA passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2023 surrounded by her loving family at the Indiana Regional Medical Center in Indiana, PA.

The daughter of Hubert “Herbie” Ralph and Bertha “Ruth” (Whitcomb) Braley, she was born on June 18, 1961 in Jamestown, NY.

Lorraine wed Gary “Jock” Ronald Bair on May 30, 1981 and they shared over forty-one years of marriage together.

Lorraine’s family was the great love and focus of her life. She was especially devoted to her much loved grandchildren and beloved doggie, Dallas.

She is survived by her husband, Gary “Jock” Bair of Hillsdale, PA; her six children: Yvonne Bair of NY; Michelle Bair of PA; Jamie Braley of PA; Steven Bair of TX; Melissa Larsen of MI and Jeanette Winters-Bair of NY; her grandchildren: Samantha Braley; Gary Williams; James McDaniel; Rochelle Williams and Montey Goss, Jr., who spent a significant amount of time with their grandparents, Lorraine and Gary; an additional twenty-four grandchildren; her seventeen great grandchildren and her sister, Nancy Hobbs of AR.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Michael Bair; her two brothers: Jack and Ron Braley and her sister, Harriett Willet.

Family and friends will be received from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the 3:00 p.m. funeral service on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd. in Hillsdale, PA. Pastor Janet Chiplis will officiate. Interment will be at Rowley Cemetery, Hillsdale, PA at a later date. A 4:30 p.m. luncheon will take place following the service at the Gardner Hall in Commodore, PA.

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Rairigh Funeral Home
18944 Rte 286 Hwy East
Hillsdale, PA 15746