Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Nancy Bailey

July 4, 1943 – May 22, 2022 (age 78)

New Windsor, NY

Nancy Bailey, 78, of New Windsor, NY (formerly of Citrus Springs, FL), passed from this life in the comfort of her home on May 22, 2022 after a short battle with cancer. Born July 4, 1943 to Stephen Dragotta and Genevieve Mattaliano in Lawton, OK, Nancy was predeceased by her husband, Thomas, and brother, Richard Dragotta.

Nancy is survived by her sister, Maria Crane, and brother, Stephen Dragotta; her children, Tom Lawrenson (Lisa), Michele Lawrenson (Frank), and Rich Lawrenson (Melissa); step-sons, Tom Bailey (Melissa) and Sean Bailey; grandchildren, Eddie McDaniel, Thomas Lawrenson, James Bailey, George Bailey and Jack Bailey, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Nancy worked as a purchasing agent for most of her career, retiring from Tesa Tape, Inc. in 2003. She volunteered with New Windsor Ambulance Corps, New Windsor Little League, Pets Alive, HVASPCA, SCATS and was a strong supporter of animal rights.

Nancy was incredibly kind and patient. She enjoyed traveling and RVing with her late husband, jigsaw puzzles, trying her luck on the slot machines, spending time with her children and grandchildren and raising many beloved pets over the years.

The family will be honoring Nancy’s request for cremation with a memorial service planned for Thursday, May 26 from 4pm-7pm at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Avenue, Newburgh, NY. Those wishing to make a donation in her honor are encouraged to support an animal charity of their choosing.

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