Maggie McNamee |

Maggie McNamee

A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 5, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Grass Valley, for Maggie McNamee. Father Tim Nondorf will officiate.

Mrs. McNamee of Grass Valley passed away June 28 in Roseville. She was 63.

Mrs. McNamee was born Sept. 24, 1943, to Francis Joseph and Fanny Gask in Liverpool, England. She attended St. Hughes School in Liverpool.

She married Bill McNamee on April 20, 1974, in Los Angeles and became a homemaker.

Mrs. McNamee was the first alumna of Welcome Wagon, where she served as president as well as in other capacities within the organization. She also belonged to a book club, was a Pink Lady at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital and was a member of Republican Women.

She enjoyed reading, gardening, theater, shopping at Nordstroms and traveling.

Mrs. McNamee is survived by her husband, Bill McNamee of Grass Valley; and sister, Sheila of Charlotte, N.C. She was preceded in death by her mother, Fanny Gask, in 1985, and her father, Francis Gask, in 1995.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes, 10 Broadway Street, Ossining, NY 10562; Lutz Center Adult Day Services, 138 New Mohawk Road Ste. B-1 Nevada City, CA 95959; Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301; or the Salvation Army, PO Box 1358 Grass Valley, CA 95945.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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