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Nancy M. Damante

April 22, 1944 April 6, 2018
Nancy M. Damante
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Obituary for Nancy M. Damante

Nancy M. Damante, 73, a lifelong area resident died on Friday, April 6, 2018, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.               Born April 22, 1944 in Poughkeepsie, she was the daughter of the late Martin P. and Nancy Becchetti Lillis.   
       A homemaker, Nancy enjoyed gardening and working on do-it-yourself projects around the house.  
       She attended Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel of St. Peter’s Parish.     
       On April 11, 1964 in St. Mary's Church, Poughkeepsie, she married Joseph C. Damante. Mr. Damante survives at home. 
       In addition to her husband, Nancy is survived by her daughter, Charlene Eagen, and husband, Ray, of Hyde Park; son, Chaz Damante, and longtime companion, Stephanie Green, of Hyde Park; four grandchildren, Dakota, Nickolas, Jessica, and Ashley; one great-grandson, Lucas; nieces and nephews, Marty, Ann, Brian, Loni, Ricky, Tony, and Tina; and sister-in-law, Nancy Groeninger and husband, Bob, of Hyde Park.  
        Along with her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her brother, Martin Lillis and his wife, Emily; and sister, Patty Lillis.  
        In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place.  
        Memorial calling hours will be from 4 to 7 pm, Thursday April 12th, at Sweet’s Funeral Home Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park. 
        A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am, Friday, April 13th, at Our Lady of The Rosary Chapel of St. Peter’s Parish, 185 Hudson View Dr., Poughkeepsie. 
        Inurnment in St. Peter’s Mausoleum in Poughkeepsie will take place at the convenience of the family.  
        In lieu of flowers, the Damante family respectfully requests memorial donations to the Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, 347 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. ( 
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4:00 PM 4/12/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/12/2018 7:00:00 PM
Sweet's Funeral Home

Rte. 9
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home
Rte. 9 Hyde Park 12538 NY

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10:00 AM 4/13/2018 10:00:00 AM
Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel of St. Peter's Parish

185 Hudson View Dr.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel of St. Peter's Parish
185 Hudson View Dr. Poughkeepsie 12601 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation

374 Violet Avenue
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

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