Taunton - Nancy E (Wedmore) Cunningham, 76, of Taunton passed away on July 26, 2021, after a long illness. A former Miss Taunton (1963), she was born in Taunton and lived nearly her entire life in the family home. She was educated in Taunton schools and graduated from Bristol Plymouth’s Licensed Practical Nursing program. She worked saving lives on the Progressive Care Unit (PCU) at Morton Hospital for 26 years, retiring in 2006. Nancy is survived by the love of her life, her husband, Dale B Cunningham. Nancy and Dale shared many happy moments together laughing, traveling out west to the national parks, skiing, camping, and enjoying time with their grandchildren. She was very creative and over the years had many hobbies including photography, making silk scarves, and crocheting. She loved flowers and plants and the spring.
Nancy was the daughter of the late Ralph and Onorina (Beloli) Wedmore and is survived by their children Kimberly (Willis) Rapoza and her husband Charles of Venice, Florida, Kristina (Willis) Jackson and her husband Scott of Sagamore Beach MA, Brayton Willis and his wife Ann of North Dartmouth MA, Janie (Cunningham) Seguer and her husband Mike of Fairhaven MA and Dale Cunningham Jr of Maine. She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren, Sophia Jackson, Michael and Shane Seguer, Benjamin Willis, Hollis Cunningham and Sylvia Cunningham. She was the sister of Dr Sydney Wedmore of Rockport MA and his wife Suellen, Norma Richardson of Derry NH and her late husband Walter, and the late Arthur Wedmore and his wife Janis. She is also survived by nieces and nephews including Virginia Richardson, the late Arthur Richardson, Dr. Ian Wedmore, Dr Sydney Jimenez, April Bolden, Andrew Wedmore, and Daniel Wims.
Calling Hours for Mrs. Cunningham will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave, Taunton. A prayer service will be held promptly at 6:00pm. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. (Facial coverings are required if not vaccinated). Burial will be private at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. To sign the guest book, light a candle or facility directions please visit her tribute page at www.hathawayfunerals.com. Arrangements by the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
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