July 2, 2014

Former Equipment Manager Nancy Marsey Passes Away

CHESTERTOWN, Md. -- Nancy Marsey, who served as an equipment manager at Washington College from 1989 until 2001, has passed away. Full her obituary appears below:

"Nancy Brittingham Marsey of Chestertown, MD died on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at her home. She was 86.

Born on March 10, 1928 in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester and Elm Brittingham.

In 1947, she married William Marsey, Jr., who predeceased her in 2010. They lived in Yorklyn , DE where she was active in the Hockessin Methodist Church and a florist for Walker’s greenhouses. Later, they moved permanently to their summer home in Tolchester, MD where she was an active member of the Frank M. Jarman American Legion Auxiliary, then the Sgt. Preston Ashley American Legion Auxiliary, Post 228. Mrs. Marsey worked for years with the Washington College Athletic Department.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Patricia McMahon in 2009, seven siblings, a niece and two nephews.

Mrs. Marsey is survived by a daughter, Jeannine Marsey and her husband Carlo Fernandes of Rock Hall, MD, a brother, Paul and wife Wilma, two sister-in-laws, four grandchildren, Darek McMahon and Carlo Fernandes, Jr. and Maurice and Matthew Christion, several great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Co.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 577 - Rock Hall, MD 21661, Frank M. Jarman American Legion – Post # 228, P.O. Box 207 - Rock Hall, MD 21661 or the Wounded Warriors Project P.O. Box 758517 - Topeka, KS 66675."

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