Nancy Louise Parker

Holt, Michigan.

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.


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Suzy Grace
May 25, 2015 at 12:56 pm

Nancy was a courageous woman. We will miss her.. Mycondolences.

Rick "DIRT" Kirkland
May 25, 2015 at 6:48 pm

I am so thankful to GOD that Nancy and I go to see each other last summer. She was one of my oldest and dearest friends, I loved her very much. GOD Bless Heather, Kim & Julie and the rest of her family during this very hard time

Barb Walkiewicz
May 26, 2015 at 2:51 am

My thoughts and prayers to you Heather , Julie, Kim, Vickie, Brad and families. Nancy was such a loving and giving person. God needed another angek and he chose a good one. Recently we lost touch but my memories from childhood, high school, young adulthood are amazing. Raising kids together, living together ……….. oh the fun timrs we had. I will cherish them. I won’t be able to attend her memorial as I live out of state but know you all are in my thoughts and prayers during this so difficult time. Love, ~Barb Walkiewicz

Deanna Seddon-Meeks
May 26, 2015 at 7:35 pm

Many happy memories growing up with Nancy. I hope the good times and memories bring you comfort. Your families are in my prayers.

Sue Nemeth
May 26, 2015 at 9:44 pm

Such a great loss to us all and especially to her family and Heather, I know how hard it is to lose a mother you will miss her dearly but hang on to the memories. Nancy was a great neighbor to have in high school just down the road, such a great person rest in peace friend.
Happy times now.

Jackie Galubenski
May 26, 2015 at 10:44 pm

My thoughts and prayers for all who loved Nancy….she fought a good fight and can now rest in heaven….RIP Nancy.

Kim LaFond
May 26, 2015 at 10:53 pm

Nancy was a great person Lots of fun memories are flooding through my mind right now. She was full of energy and laughter. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Ron Curtis
May 27, 2015 at 11:30 am

My prayers of comfort go out to Nancys family. My deepest condolences. Cherish the memories for they can NEVER be taken from you.

Tessie Fritz Ulin
May 27, 2015 at 1:23 pm

My prayers are with the children and family of Nancys. May the Lord be with you through this time of grief.

Gaven Vann
May 27, 2015 at 7:50 pm

So saddened by this news…. You took me in like a daughter & showed me nothing but warmth & love. I cherish our memories & time spent. My very deepest condolences to Heather, her family, and the many friends who loved her so much. Rest easy.


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