Frankfort, NY-Mrs. Nancy Kathleen Malley, 75, of South Frankfort St., passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning Dec. 3, 2019 at Little Falls Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. At the time of her passing she had the love and support of her family by her side.
She was born on April 20, 1944 in Decatur, Illinois, daughter of the late Lloyd and Glendale (Shockley) Morgan and educated in Illinois schools. Mrs. Malley spent a long and dedicated career in the nursing field taking care of others, beginning her career in Little Falls Hospital as a CNA. After raising her children, she then went back to school to earn her degree and license as a registered nurse. Nancy worked again at Little Falls Hospital while putting herself through school, then worked for Herkimer County Hospice, Loretto Nursing Home, Palatine Nursing Home, the 5th floor at Folts Home and finally retired from Van Allen's Nursing Home. Nancy’s priority was always the best interests of her patients.
Nancy loved knitting and ceramics in her spare time. She was ever so proud of her children and grandchildren and cherished the time she spent with her beloved family. After she left Folts Home, she continued her breakfast tradition with her close friends and coworkers. Nancy was a faith filled member of the First Baptist Church, Little Falls.
Nancy is survived by her loving children, Sherry Willette and special friend Jamie Farley, Thomas Malley, Jr. and Tammy Seelbach of Little Falls, Sean Malley of Michigan, Heather Willson and husband John of Waterville, NY, who graciously took Nancy into their home in the last few months, and Chad Malley of Little Falls; five sisters: Beverly Schmidt and husband Ken of Easley, NC, Wanda Crocker and husband Curtis of Stuart, FL, Audrey Lyons and husband William of Decatur, Illinois, Bonnie Sechrest and husband Marvin of Chenoa, Illinois, Sheila Jones and husband Frank of Bell Fair, WA and a brother, William Connors and wife Gwen of Easley, NC; cherished grandchildren, Stephanie Orona of Phoenix, AZ, Jennifer Walker of Raleigh, NC, Steven Walker of Nebraska, Stephen Dineen of Rome, NY, Loren Crain of Frankfort, NY, Ireland Malley of Little Falls, NY, Halie Weaver, Emilie Phillips, Ashlie Willson and Thomas Willson of Waterville, NY; as well as many nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Jerry Walker, of Phoenix, AZ and a sister, Twila Carney, of Middleville, NY.
Nancy's funeral will commence on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11 am from First Baptist Church, Little Falls with Pastor Chris Wintermute, officiating. Spring interment will take place in Rural Park Cemetery, Inghams Mills. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Mohawk Valley Funerals and Cremations, 7507 State Route 5, between Little Falls and St. Johnsville, 315-508-5131 on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. A calling hour will also take place on Saturday, prior to the church service from 10-11.
The family offers their gratitude to Dr. Freund and Dr. Nocella, the 3rd floor and staff of Little Falls Hospital for their kindness and compassion during this difficult time. Kindly consider memorial offerings in Nancy's name to the American Cancer Society. Members of the following first responder agencies will pay their respects at Mrs. Malley's services and are asked to contact their respective Chief for gathering times: Little Falls Fire Department, Little Falls Police Department, Herkimer Police Department, Fort Plain Police Department and the Town of Frankfort Police Department. To offer an online note of sympathy, send flowers or light a candle, please click above.
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