Age 57, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015, after a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer. She was born on January 1, 1958, the daughter of Jim Parker and Faith Rassette Parker. Nancy worked as a graphic artist for 30-plus years and served as an adjunct professor at Lansing Community College for 29 years. She was a massage therapist and performed volunteer massage therapy for pediatrics at Sparrow Hospital. She also was a Certified Nurse Assistant and a volunteer for Meals-On-Wheels. Nancy was a United States Air Force veteran.
Her biggest joy in life was spending time with family and friends especially canoeing, kayaking, and camping.
She was preceded in death by her mother Faith Rassette Parker and stepmother Constance Bauer Parker. She is survived by her daughter Heather Faith Cherniawski, father Jim Parker, siblings: Kim Hall, Victoria Parker, Brad Parker, Julie Androsuk, many special nieces and nephews, and dear friends.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, located 2121 N. Cedar Street, Holt, MI 48842, with the family receiving friends at the funeral home beginning at 11:00 a.m. The family is requesting an accent of Yellow be worn/darned in honor of Nancy (wear something Yellow).
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the following: Disabled American Veterans Department of Michigan Charitable Foundation, 17779 E. 14 Mile Rd., Fraser, MI 48026, the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, CO 80502, or simply perform a random act of kindness/Pay It Forward.