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Nancy Jean Evans

Obituary for Nancy Jean Evans

May 23, 1943 - July 5, 2019
Middletown, Delaware | Age 76


Nancy Jean Evans of Middletown, DE, age 76, passed away Friday, July 5, 2019. She was born on May 23, 1943 in West Chester, PA to the late Joseph L. McCleary and Josephine Florence (Manley) McCleary.

Nancy worked for General Motors for 27 years until her retirement in 2003. A homebody, she enjoyed cross-stich, adult coloring books and to play 500 Rummy with her family. She also liked to watch "Christmas in July" on the Hallmark channel, was an avid fan of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jr., and loved to watch the Philadelphia Eagles. Nancy was an opinionated woman, and was not afraid to speak her mind. Above all she was a caring and giving person that always wanted to make sure that her family was taken care of, and her most cherished time was spent with her son, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Nancy is survived by her son, Joseph McCleary and his wife, Beverly; two grandchildren: Jackie Joswick and her husband, Ryan, and Joseph McCleary and his wife, Valarie; nine great-grandchildren: Eli Borkowski, Tabby Albensi, Kaiden McCleary, Jimmy Albensi, Nevaeh McCleary, Rihana Joswick, Ryder Joswick, Sabrina McCleary and Jett Joswick; brother, Lawrence McCleary; and niece, Cheryl Finkbeiner and her husband, Bill.

In addition to her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her husband, Milton C. Evans and sister, Patsy Horn.

A celebration of Nancy's life will be held at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 W. Main St, Newark, DE 19711, where family and friends may begin visiting at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

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