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Nancy L. Hopewell, 64, of Strawbridge Road, Northumberland, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at her home.
She was born Dec. 1, 1952, in Sunbury, a daughter of the late William V. and M. Roxanna (Cressinger) Hopewell.

Nancy was a 1970 graduate of Shikellamy High School and received her licensed practical nurse diploma from Danville Area School Practical Nursing in Washingtonville.
She was employed as an LPN at the Sunbury Community Hospital.
She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Northumberland.
Nancy was a talented seamstress and an avid reader. She enjoyed baseball, especially following her nephew Jared during high school at Warrior Run and college at Penn State, her great-nephew Daniel through Little League, and her niece, Trisha, playing in the band.

Nancy is survived by one sister and brother-in-law, Barbara R. and David M. Leffler, of Northumberland; one brother and sister-in-law, Phillip A. and Linda D. Hopewell, of Watsontown; nephew, Jared W. Hopewell; nieces, Audra H. Bryson and Trisha R. Klinger; great-nieces and great-nephews, Mallory, Norah, Reid and Daniel; and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by one niece, Freda J. Leffler.

Private funeral services will be held at the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King St., Northumberland, with the Rev. Joan Dodson officiating.
Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland.

Contributions in Nancy's memory may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, Front and King streets, Northumberland, PA 17857, or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Published on August 22, 2017
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