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 29, 2011
    Donna Bryan & Family says:
    Bill and Victoria we are so sorry for your loss. Blessings to you all during this difficult time.

  • November 28, 2011
    Kayren Saunders says:
    Victoria and Bill, You both are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May the Lord comfort you at this time and continually surround you with His love, especially through family and friends. Kayren Saunders

  • November 29, 2011
    Kathy & Jeff Britt says:
    So sorry for your loss! She was a great person, loving wife & excellent mother! Much love from the Britt Family.