Nancy Elizabeth Green, 84, of Duxbury died in the comfort of her home on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018.
She was born in North Fork, Va., March 11, 1934, daughter of George and Marion (McGinnis) Horne.
She married Maynard H. Green on Sept. 14, 1952, in Waterbury.
Nancy attended school in Waterbury. As a young woman, she was employed at the Vermont State Hospital as a psychiatric technician. After waitressing for several Waterbury area restaurants, she embarked on a long career in the recordkeeping department at National Life Insurance Co. in Montpelier, retiring in 1998.
She was a member of the Duxbury Busy Bees, a former member of the Harry N. Cutting American Legion Auxiliary Unit 59 in Waterbury and a longtime volunteer at the Central Vermont Medical Center Gift Shop in Berlin.
In her leisure time, she enjoyed a variety of crafts, needlework, sewing, a good book and the Waterbury Public Library. Nancy loved her family and cherished their time spent together.
Survivors include her children, Susan Patterson her husband David of South Duxbury, Marlene Hart of Duxbury, and M. John Green of South Duxbury; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; her husband, Maynard Green of Waterbury Center; her special friend Mary Parker; and her feline best friend Oliver.
A great-grandson, Liam Green, died earlier, as did two sisters and two brothers.
Friends may call at the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home, 48 S. Main St., Waterbury, on Monday, Nov. 12, from 1 to 2 p.m. A service to celebrate her life begins at 2 p.m.
Donations in her memory would be appreciated to the American Cancer Society (cancer.org). To send online condolences: perkinsparker.com or the funeral home’s Facebook page.