Nancy Hoffarth

Obituary of Nancy L. Hoffarth

Troy - Nancy L. Hoffarth, 82, of Nassau, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019, at home in Troy

 

Nancy was born July 26, 1937, in Canton, OH, the daughter of the late Arthur A. and Pauline V. Guy and granddaughter of the late Harry and Charlotte Bolin. She was the beloved wife and caregiver of the late Frederick D. Hoffarth and former wife of the late Edgar H. Nickels , Jr.

After moving to the Troy area she was employed by the Watervliet Arsenal for several years before going to Albany Business College. While in college, she moved to the Schodack area to build homes for her children and her mother.

After graduating from college, she became employed by NYS Employees and NYS Teachers Retirement System's. After many years, she "vested" her rights to open the Nickelodeon in Schodack.  She remained at the "Nickel" for many years, and after leaving the "Nickel", she worked for IRS in Latham and received many outstanding performance awards. When the IRS started to downsize, she elected to retire and bee.me a part-time driver for Babcock Services in Menands which later became DNT Expressowned and operated by her sons, Dan and Tim Nickels.  She loved playing cards with her boys and shopping with her daughter. She loved to travel, vacation with her sisters, Judi and Dot. She was an avid sports fan, enjoyed crossword puzzles, game shows, the casino's and having breakfast or lunch with her friends.

    Survived by her loving and caring children,Tab (Linda) Nickels, Debra (Thomas  Rivenburg, Timothy (Jeanne) Nickels, Dan (Liz) Nickels, Christopher (Kathy) Nickels, and Mark Nickels. She has many grandchildren and many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and their extended families.

Surviving siblings are her sisters Judi Mores, Cathy Haren, Valerie Braden and Tonya

Hill, and her brothers James Guy and Dale Milnes. Predeceased by her late sisters, Dorothy Medure and Diane Stark, her brothers Arthur, David, and Forrest Milnes and Stepmother Ruby Milnes.

     Relatives and friends are invited to her funeral 10 o'clockTuesday morning at The Rockefeller funeral home 165 Columbia Tpk Rensselaer.  Family and friends are invited to her calling hours Monday evening 4-7at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Nancys name to a charity of the donor's choice.



 

 

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Monday
1
July

Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, July 1, 2019
Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc.
165 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, New York, United States
518-449-7047
Monday
5
August

calling hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, August 5, 2019
Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc.
165 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, New York, United States
Tuesday
6
August

Funeral service

10:00 am
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home Inc.
165 Columbia Tpk
Rensselaer, New York, United States
518-449-7047
Tuesday
6
August

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc.
165 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, New York, United States
518-449-7047
Tuesday
6
August

Burial

11:00 am
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Elmwood Cemetery
Rt 150
West Sand lake, New York, United States
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