Nancy Carolyn Holtberg

June 25, 1961 - November 26, 2011
Nancy Carolyn Holtberg

Nancy Carolyn Holtberg, 50, of Wilmington passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2011 after a 17 month courageous battle with brain cancer.

Born in Bayshore, New York in 1961, her parents were the late Albert MacKay and Teresa Helen Phillips MacKay. In addition to her parents, Nancy is predeceased by a sister, Susan Minella.

Nancy had a passion for Harley Davidson motorcycles and enjoyed riding with her husband, and enjoyed boating.

Nancy is survived by her husband, William F. “Bill” Holtberg; son, Matthew Parrino, daughter, Victoria Lee Holtberg; brothers, Gordon MacKay and Robert MacKay and wife, Julie; mother and father-in-law, Judith and Ronald Holtberg and brother-in-law, Douglas Holtberg and wife, Jeannine.

The family will receive friends at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2011. A graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 in Oleander Memorial Gardens, officiated by Pastor Bill Milholland.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Lower Cape Hospice,1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • November 27, 2011
    Joanne J Creswell says:
    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this very difficult time. Our prayers will be with you and may the hand of GOD comfort you all. Joanne Creswell & family

  • November 27, 2011
    Paul Holtberg, Paulette Peltz, and Alex says:
    Billy and Victoria, Paulette, Alex, and I are sorry for your loss. While we can't be with you please accept our prayers for Nancy.

  • November 28, 2011
    Larry Farmer says:
    To the family we express our deepest sympathy and our prayers for God's grace in this time of grieve.

  • November 27, 2011
    Karen Loveless says:
    Our deepest sympathy goes out to Bill and Victoria and their whole family. Nancy was a wonderful Mother, wife and friend and will definitely be missed by all.

  • November 28, 2011
    Dennis Pinkleton says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with your family. So sorry to hear of your loss.