Nancy M. Kennedy

August 28, 1940 - April 3, 2021
Nancy M. Kennedy

Nancy M. Kennedy, age 80 of Wilmington passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021.

She was born in Wilmington on August 28, 1940. She was retired from New Hanover Regional Medical Center with 25 years of service.

Nancy was a social butterfly and was happiest when with family and close friends. She was known affectionately as “Mama Nancy”. She loved to have everyone over for dinner. She may not eat but she always made sure there was plenty for everyone. You could always find Nancy in the kitchen.

Nancy is survived by her children, Mike Thompson and Connie Thompson. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Samantha O’Sheilds.

Private family, Celebration of Life ceremony will be Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the Graveside in Oleander Memorial Gardens led by Certified Life Celebrant Linda Register.

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


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  • April 07, 2021
    Sherry Kittrell says:
    Dear Mike and Connie, Sending prayers and much love your way. I have nothing but wonderful memories of your mother and the both of you. I will never forget how ya"ll always made me laugh and feel special. Hope to see you Saturday.

  • April 07, 2021
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  • April 07, 2021
    Barbara Morgan says:
    I am very sorry to read about Nancy's passing. She was a true and dear friend. Years ago we worked together for more than 20 years at the New Hanover Memorial Hospital and I will certainly miss her.

  • April 09, 2021
    Rhonda Lewis DeVane says:
    I am so sorry to hear about "Nanny Carol" as me and my kids called her. We truly loved her and shared some good times over the years. I will miss her phone calls and voice.....much love to you Mike and Connie

  • April 09, 2021
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