On November 23, 2018 Margaret C. McNair of Lawrenceville, Ga. peacefully and courageously took her last breath after her three year long battle with cancer at the age of 74. Margaret lived in Johnstown, Pa. for many years after graduation. She devoted herself to being a loving daughter and great mother and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, who called her Pinetop or Pine. Pinetop relocated to Georgia with her companion John who she married in 2000, her mother was sad to see her go. Shortly after arriving in Georgia she was employed by Lane Management Co for over 20 years as a maintenance engineer, where she became a "Jill" of all trades. Margaret had a loving and caring spirit to everyone she came in contact with, and always kept a positive outlook on life and offered words of encouragement to all the other cancer patients she came in contact with. She enjoyed watching football, the Steelers were her favorite team and tennis, especially when Venus and Serena were playing. She was preceded in death by her husband John "JP" in 2012; 2 children, Antonio and Stacy Hollman; 1 grandchild Essence Hollman and 3 siblings. Loved ones that will miss Margaret: daughters Isha Hollman and Robin Michelle; sons Bruce (Angela), Brent, John, Reginald, Glen, Emory Michael (Troy), Timothy (Nichole) and Keith McNair; many grandchildren, especially her first Domonique Hollman; numerous great grandchildren; siblings Mary Singleton, Louis Frank (Katherine) Pridgen, Louisa Chase, Booker Pridgen, Shirley Roebuck, David (Diane) Pridgen, Edward (Francinea) Pridgen, Lira Pridgen and Leah Brown; In laws Margaret (Donald) Gillette and Wali Sabir, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors.

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  1. To my loving sister. Although you are longer available to call on the phone I will still talk to you in my prays. Your work here on earth is done. You don’t have feel pain anymore. Heaven has a new angel to watch over us. You may be gone, you will never be forgotten. Rest in peace. Sweet peace.

    David Bruce Pridgen
    and the Pridgen Family
    Crowley, Arlington, and Grand Prairie,

  2. Momma you will always be in my heart. Rest on and love you.
    Your Godson
    Trevor K. Jones
    Calena, Treanna and Yaniyah Jones

  3. hey Pine , with your wonderful since of humor to leave us on thanksgiving so no ,one will ever forget to say thank you god for Margaret , for you letting her share her days with us thank you for letting her be my friend for over sixty years and never having a cross word between us. Our only disagreement was a few months ago about Serena Williams, who will call me now to let me know the match is on ? so long my friend save me a seat (Love you Pinetop)

  4. Pine As Hard As It Is Too Understand That You Are Gone But Knowing You Are In A Better Place .Your Smile And Laugh Will Forever Live On.Isha And Family Know That We Love You And Are Praying For Your Strenght And Comfort.love You All Dearly😢

  5. Ms. Margaret we had so many conversations; I always admired your determination. You were a warrior, and you fought hard. I will miss your presence at Applewood Towers III, but I know that you are with our Lord. God Bless your family today and the days and years to come.

  6. We bonded over the Pittsburgh Steelers; I’m not sure who loved them the most…. I’m going to miss my next door neighbor, and I’m so glad that we became friends. Keeping your family in my prayers. Godspeed

  7. I will miss you Coco Ribi. Love to my BFF (Isha) and Goddaughter(Dom) and all my God Grands. We will all be together soon to celebrate her life!

  8. I will miss you your beautiful smile , your loving kindness, your beautiful friendship, you fought a good fight,i know you are resting in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

  9. Please accept our sincere condolences for the loss of your love one. May the Spirit of God give you comfort, during this time of bereavement.

  10. The Loss of a Loved One, can be the Most Difficult experience in your lifetime. But know that the Life of this world is only temporary, Aunt Margaret was Truly a Wonderful Person and May Our Lord, Forgive her sins and grant her the Paradise. Ameen

  11. Isha I am deeply sorry for the loss of your beautiful mother! Always know I am here for you and that Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal! Love ya ❤️

  12. Pine a piece of my heart went with you the rest will remain behind to cherish the memories that we’ve had the good times and bad I love you much I know I’ll see you again on the other side God bless you

  13. Sorry to hear about your loss. Acts 24:15 helps us to appreciate that their will be a ressurection and soon we can be with our dead loved ones again. My thoughts and prayers are with your family

  14. Isha you have a lifetime of good and some sad memories. Both will sustain you. Sometimes you will smile, laugh out loud and many times you will feel the sting of tears. Whatever you are feeling…go with it. There is no loss other than the loss of a child that you will feel so deeply. And you have experienced much loss in your life. But God has a plan. He built you with steel and know that he will never leave you. May God wrap his arms around youand privide yiu strength, peace and comfort.

  15. I will miss u Pine, we had so much fun together. RIP. No more suffering, lsha ,.and the rest of the family, I know that God will take care of all of u ,and comfort u in the lost of your love one. Isha mommy will continue to watch over u always . Love u Miss Phyllis

  16. To my second mom. There are many memories, Certain landmarks, restaurant’s and locations that remind me of you.Situations and conversations you and i had about any and everything, you were never judgemental. Your wisdom, knowledge and personality always prevailed. Pidgeon Forge, pedicures, Oyster Bay, and onions onions and more onions are just a few things that come to mind (LOL). So now you have ascend to that place of angels: Love, peace and happiness await you. I rejoice in knowing that you have left behind a strong and loving family. Your legacy will continue in this life through them. Thank you for being my mom. Love you.

  17. To all the Family I sorry for loss ,You have my Condolence..,. New Pine and Pridgen Family in Okd Conemaugh Boro OCB as we called it and everyone new each and Specially the Pridgen Family ! RESTING WITH GOD

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