, Salem, MA

January 28, 2013

Barbara A. (Hallstrom) Macnair, 74

Lynn — Mrs. Barbara A. (Hallstrom) Macnair, 74, beloved wife of the late Ronald Alvin Macnair, died Saturday, January 26, at home surrounded by her family.

Born, raised and educated in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Doris (LeBaron) Hallstrom.

Mrs. Macnair had been employed as a Home Health Aide for many years prior to her retirement. Barbara was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother and will be truly missed.

Barbara is survived by her son, Ronald A. Macnair, Jr., of Newmarket, N.H.; her two daughters, Debra Richmond of Barrington, N.H., Tracy Chandler of Lynn; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her two brothers, Carl Hallstrom and his wife, Vickie of Tacoma, Wash., Charlie Paino and his wife, Mary of Peabody; several nieces and nephews. She was also mother of the late Charles Macnair.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held in the Peterson–O’Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St. (Rte. 62), Danvers, Wednesday, January 30, at 7 p.m. Visiting hours prior to the service from 4 to 7 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Burial is private. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit