Nancy (Anne) Nagle, of Orienta Point, Mamaroneck, NY and Edgartown, Massachusetts, died suddenly and unexpectedly Sunday, December 26 at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Ct. Born and raised in Western Massachusetts, she attended the Pine Cobble School in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Married to her hometown sweetheart for over 50 years, she raised her family with her husband, Robert Flynn Nagle, an educational administrator in Mamaroneck. The mother of Shaun, Karrey-Lynn, and Erin, Nancy was a loving, vibrant, involved parent who delighted in her family and in her role as its matriarch.
A reading specialist, Nancy was an integral conceptual and founding member of the Teacher-Mom Program in the Mamaroneck-Larchmont school system. A program that paired “moms” with students in a tutorial setting to nurture every aspect of the child and their educational experience, she touched the lives of many children and their families. Her work at The Teacher-Mom program, The Karrey Chidren’s Center, and her private tutoring were life-long sources of immense fulfillment. A member of the Women’s Club and a thirty-five year member of the Orienta Beach Club, where she served as a vital and active member of the Ladies Auxiliary Committee. Nancy was a talented organizer and visionary.
Summering on The Vineyard since her childhood, it was the island most dear to her heart where she looked forward to glorious summer days spent with lifelong friends. A well known and much loved ‘Islander’, she often spent five months a year on the Vineyard, involved win various projects and pursuits.
Recently diagnosed with a curable form of lymphoma, Nancy had recently completed a cycle of chemotherapy at Weill-Cornell Medical Center. Predeceased five years ago by her husband of fifty-two years, Robert Flynn Nagle, she leaves behind a grief-stricken family; her children Karrey-Lynn Nagle also of Mamaroneck, NY., Erin Nagle of Rockport, Massachusetts, Shaun Nagle of Mystic, Connecticut, and her grandchildren, Jeff, Brendan, Taylor, and Bronwynne.
Donations may be given to your favorite charities for women and children. Saint Louis Companion dog charity, Smile Train, Heifer International, Kiva.org, and the Salvation Army were some of Nancy’s favorite charities. Services will be private. A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will take place in the summer of 2011 on Martha’s Vineyard.