Nancy Griesemer Deslaurier

June 1, 1938 - March 31, 2018
Nancy Griesemer Deslaurier


Nancy Rae Griesemer Deslaurier, age 79, of Wilmington passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018 at her home. She was born in West Reading, Pennsylvania on July 1, 1938 to Ray Griesemer and Alice Reese Griesemer who preceded her in death.

A former business executive, Nancy retired in the 1990’s with her husband to the Wilmington area to pursue her passion of golf and be near the beach. Nancy was an accomplished singer, pianist and organist, often performing for family, friends and in local groups. She was a friend to people of all ages and God’s little creatures, especially kittens and cats. Most importantly, she was an active member of the Wilmington Seventh-Day Adventist Church and devoted servant of the Lord.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Charles Leroy Deslaurier; daughter, Elizabeth Goldberg; sister, Sherry Griesemer Bokovoy and other extended family members.

A memorial service/Celebration of Life will be held April 21 at 5:00pm at the Wilmington Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2833 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that donations be made either to Friends of Felines in Wilmington, NC ( or Operation Top Cat ( in Sneads Ferry, NC.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403  910-791-9099

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