Nancy Lee Hatch

January 10, 1936April 23, 2014

NANCY LEE HATCH, age 78, of Acushnet and formerly of Ossipee, New Hampshire, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014. She was the wife of the late Wilbur C. Hatch.

Born in Middleboro, daughter of the late Charles A. and Amy (Caldwell) Ruhmpohl, she had lived in New Hampshire for many years before moving to Acushnet ten years ago.

She was a Certified Nurse’s Aide for many years.

She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Tuttle Post, Acushnet American Legion and the New Bedford Lions Club. She enjoyed sitting on the beach at Fort Phoenix and socializing with friends.

Survivors include: her companion, Arthur Morris of Acushnet; two sons, Wilbur Hatch II and his wife Kristin of Conway, NH, Charles Hatch and his wife Mary of Ossipee, NH; two daughters, Linda Haser and her husband Tim of Greenacres, FL and Patty Bell of Conway, NH; a sister, Barbara Ruhmpohl of West Wareham; brother-in-law, Kenneth Hatch; eleven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; several step grandchildren, step great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Her funeral service will be held Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10:30 AM from the ROCK Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. Burial in Acushnet Cemetery. Visiting hours, Sunday 5-8 PM.

Memorial contributions in her honor may be made to, Ladies Auxiliary VFW Tuttle Post 7239, 28 Roosevelt Street, Acushnet, MA 02743.



  • Visiting Hours Sunday, April 27, 2014
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 28, 2014


  • Burial

Nancy Lee Hatch

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April 25, 2014

My memories of Nancy are fond. Strength to Linda, Charlie, Patty, and Willie I send to you from my heart to yours.

Mike Bianchini

April 24, 2014

Linda, Charlie, Patty, Willie;
So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. We corresponded for the last 21 years. We shall surely miss her.

April 24, 2014

Mrs. Nancy Hatch was quite a mom, and a good friend, She was a fun lady, and I will mss her interesting letters. From Steve Doran

Heather Sylvia

April 23, 2014

Nancy was a wonderful, kind woman and we'll miss seeing her on all of our day trips from the Acushnet Senior Center.