Joan Nacy

Obituary of Joan M. Nacy

Joan d’Arc Nacy, age 96 of Halfmoon, formerly of Mari-Nol Dr. passed away peacefully on Saturday February 15, 2020 at Schuyler Ridge Nursing Home. Born on June 23, 1923 in La Patrie, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Fortunat and Rose St. Onge. She was predeceased by her husband Leonard T. Nacy Sr., her son Leonard T. Nacy Jr., and her brother Urban St. Onge. In her younger years, Joan was an avid ice skater at Carlson’s in Cohoes. She worked in the Shenendehowa cafeteria for many years, retiring in 1986. She was an accomplished seamstress all of her life, and made beautiful clothes for her granddaughter as she was growing up. Joan was very active in St. Mary’s Church in Crescent where she served as a Eucharistic Minister, and brought the Eucharist to the residents of the Bishop Hubbard Senior Housing for 14 years. She made many kneeler covers and chair covers, purificators, stoles, and vestments for the priests. She was a co-founder and charter member of the Halfmoon Senior Center where she enjoyed serving meals and participated in many activities. She is survived by her daughters Leann Nacy and Rosann Nacy, granddaughter Emily (Kyle) Cooper, and great-grandchildren Brayden, Jason, and Myla, and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank all of the staff of Schuyler Ridge Nursing Home for all of the excellent and loving care they provided to Joan. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Catricala Funeral Home Inc., 1597 Route 9, Clifton Park, with a funeral Mass on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Crescent. Burial will be in the Saratoga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Halfmoon Seniors, P.O. Box 4203, Halfmoon, NY 12065.
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Calling Hours

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Catricala Funeral Home Inc.
1597 Route 9
Clifton Park, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

10:30 am
Thursday, February 20, 2020
St. Mary's Church, Crescent
86 Church Hill Road
Crescent, New York, United States


12:30 pm
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Rd.
Schuylerville, New York, United States
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