Obituary of Nancy T. Devery
Ann T. “Nancy” Devery died peacefully in her home on July 29, 2019. She was 91 years old.
Nancy was born on July 26, 1928 and was the oldest of five children born to Irish immigrants, Joseph and Ann Craven. She was extremely proud of her Irish heritage. She moved to Rockland County in 1960 and immediately became very active in St. Anthony’s Church. She volunteered for the St. Anthony’s Day celebration, bingo, and the yearly talent show. She was a member of the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary for over 50 years.
Nancy was formerly an employee of the Town of Clarkstown Justice Court. She enjoyed this job very much including working with the various judges and the Clarkstown Police Department. She retired in 2001 with over 30 years of service.
Nancy is survived by her three children Ann (Edward) Hotchkin, Geralyn Casey (Peter Booth), and Jack (Roberta) Devery; eight grandchildren and their families: Erin (Jeremy) Boylan and their children Christopher and Kaitlyn; Brian (Jeanine) Hotchkin and their son, Liam; John, Colleen, and Kelly Casey; and Daniel (Whitney), Rebecca, and Sarah Devery.
In addition, Nancy is survived by her brothers Joseph and Francis (Maryanne) Craven, and her many nieces, nephews, friends, and extended family. The family also recognizes the loving care provided by Lorraine Barnaby, her caregiver of 14 years.
In addition to her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her sister Marion (Richard) Limbacher, brother, Patrick Craven and his son Robert, and her son-in-law John Casey.
Calling hours will be held at the Joseph W. Sorce Funeral Home on Friday, August 2, from 4-8PM. A celebration of Nancy’s life will be held at St. Anthony’s Parish Church in Nanuet on Saturday, August 3 at 10AM.
Interment St. Anthony's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you consider a donation to the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary c/o St. Anthony’s Church 36 West Nyack Rd. Nanuet, NY 10954
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