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Jayne’s Funeral Home

7 Birch Street, Digby, NS

OBITUARY

Nancy Walsh

August 28, 1944January 16, 2020

Nancy Anne Walsh age 75 of Digby Nova Scotia passed away Thursday, Jan 16 2020 at home. She was the daughter of the late Blanchard Nelson Thurber and Helen Ruggles (Farnsworth) Thurber.

After high school, she worked in Halifax as a telephone operator for Maritime Tel and Tel, she married Nelson and became a mother. She was a real estate agent in Saint John, New Brunswick. Nancy took a truck-driving course and worked in Halifax as a transit bus driver then drove Mac trucks (18 wheelers). She went to sea and worked for Fundy Gypsum where she met Dave. Later Nancy drove school bus and was a dispatcher for emergency services. She loved her family, pets, singing and wrote her own songs and making music in the kitchen on her guitar with the love of her life, David Walsh on accordion.

Nancy is survived by her daughter, Heather Weatherby; son, David Jeremy Walsh; brothers, Gerald Thurber, Nelson (Jean) Thurber; grandchildren, Devin, Christopher, Breanne, Samantha, Kolten, Kayden, Kohen, Kylar; great grandchildren, Tyler, Larissa, Colby, Vanessa; nieces and nephews. Share a memory or leave a condolence at www.jaynesfuneralhome.com

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Rita Tibert

February 3, 2020

My heart ❤️ goes out to you David and all the family!
I do believe she’s playing a tune for my darling Richard💔
May you cherish her memories it’s not easy but I pray for strength for everyone! R. I. P. Sweet lady!❤️

Pat Thompson

February 3, 2020

Dave and family. So sorry for your loss. I have a tape Nancy made years ago which I have always enjoyed listening to. Her songs told a story of her life. She was one of a kind!

Davis Elliott

February 1, 2020

Our deepest condolences to all of the family.
Davis and Trina Elliott.

Diane Axent

January 31, 2020

my deepest condolences to Nancy's family and friends - she was a dear and loving lady and will be forever missed - prayers for your patience and understanding be with you all

Chuck and Lillian Daniels

January 31, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss! We pray the Lord gives you all peace and strength, as you travel through this hard part of your journey!
God bless and keep you! Xo ♥️♥️
Nancy is a sweet lady! ♥️

Glad Simmons

January 30, 2020

My fondest memory of Nancy is how kind she was to me. I left Digby 37 yrs ago and have never forgotten this gentle, loving lady. She looked me up on FB several years ago and still had nothing but kind words and compliments for all. Rest well Dear Nancy.....

Glad (Burnie) Simmons

Sandra Clement

January 30, 2020

Mom was there to greet her, Heather. Heaven must be a wonderful place with so many of our loved ones there. My condolences to you and the whole family.

Kathleen Ryan

January 30, 2020

Rest in peace, Nancy. Thanks for the friendship.
Kathy

Terry Newman

January 30, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and condolences as you face this sad and difficult time in your family. Nancy was a beautiful person and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Irene Hattie

January 30, 2020

Most sincere condolences

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