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Nancy (West) Shumaker

March 8, 2020



passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at NCH North Naples Hospital, Naples, FL.  She was born October 4, 1936 in Blairsville, PA.  She attended the First United Methodist Church and Hopewell Methodist Church but she was raised in the Blairsville Lutheran Church. Nancy attended the West Penn School of Nursing in Pittsburgh.  She was a longtime member of the Chestnut Ridge Ladies Golf Association. Nancy loved her family and enjoyed spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She was an avid Steelers Fan.  Nancy  loved the beach and enjoyed vacationing at Nags Head, NC with family and friends for many years.  Most recently, Nancy became a snowbird living part-time with her daughter in Fort Myers, FL  She is survived by her son, James Smith Shumaker, Jr  & fiancé, Margi Barr, Blairsville, PA; daughter,  Amy Leigh Shumaker, Fort Myers, FL; grandson, Anthony Soto, Sr. & wife, Jessica Stehley, Ligonier, PA; granddaughter,  Amanda Shumaker Flores & husband, Ernesto Flores, Prescott Valley, AZ; great grandchildren:  Ariana, Anthony, Amelia and Athena; sister, Sally West Carmo, Blairsville, PA and sister-in-law, Darla Wolford Shumaker, Blairsville, PA.and brother-in-law Rawn Shumaker of Blairsville, PA. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Kenneth and Helen (Grumbling) West; spouse, James Smith Shumaker, Sr.; in-laws, Robert C.L. and Edna (Smith) Shumaker; brother In-laws: Robert Shumaker, Jr. and Angelino “Bunda” Carmo and nephew, James West Carmo.  The family will receive friends at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., 25 W. Market St., Blairsville, PA on Friday, March 13, 2020 from 5-8 PM.  Private Graveside Services will be held in Blairsville Cemetery, Blairsville, PA.  If so desired, memorial donations may be made in Nancy's name to the Blairsville Historical Society, 116 E. Campbell St., Blairsville, PA 15717.


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March 13, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
James F. Ferguson Funeral Home and Monument Company
25 West Market Street
Blairsville, PA 15717

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