Nancy (Becker)'s Story

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Mrs. Nancy (Becker) Hill Strong, 77, of Gloucester, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 in Addison Gilbert Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was the former wife of Ralph E. Strong.
Nancy was born May 9, 1940 in Gloucester. She was the daughter of the late Ernest R. and Marion Becker. She was a graduate of Gloucester High School. Nancy resided in Gloucester for most of her life and spent some time in Colorado and Maine.
She worked at LePages for many years until her retirement. She was also a bus driver.
She enjoyed cooking especially family Sunday dinners. She also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and playing cribbage.
She is survived by her children, Dwayne Strong and his fiancee, Sherry Holt, Darin Strong and his wife, Michelle and Erik Strong and his wife Linda, all of Gloucester. She was the sister of Sandy Becker of Florida, Mike Welty of California, Keith Welty of Gloucester, Jerry Clark of New Hampshire and Kathy Truche of Peabody. Nancy is also survived by her grandchildren, Brian Chastang and his wife, Demetra, Nichole Chastang, Chris Spoon, Tia Strong, Becka Strong, Brandon Strong, Danielle Thibodeau, Cassandra Strong and Steven Strong. She was the mother-in-law of Dan Thibodeau of Gloucester. Nancy had many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.
She was the mother of the late Lisa Thibodeau and sister of the late Archie, Ronald and Ernest Becker.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to a Celebration of Nancy’s Life on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 1 to 6 p.m. at her granddaughter, Nichole’s home at 160 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Gloucester. For online condolences and register book please visit www.pikenewhall.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the pike-Newhall Funeral Home, 61 Middle St., Gloucester.
Published on  June 23, 2017
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