Obituary: Nancy J. Almquist, 76

Obit - Nancy AlmquistNancy J. Almquist, 76, of Southington passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the HCC of New Britain General. She was the beloved and devoted wife of Richard A. Almquist Sr.

Born January 28, 1940 in Southington she was the daughter of the late Albert and Ingrid (Green) Gale.

Nancy retired from Filenes. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary #72 and an avid Yankees fan.

In addition to her husband she is survived by two children, Karen Perry and husband “Bo” of Plainville and Richard Almquist Jr. of Southington; a brother, Thomas Gale and wife Shelly of Southington; a sister, Barbara Gale of Kensington and Shelby Jordan whom she loved as her own granddaughter. She also leaves several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 12:30 pm on Monday, August 29, 2016 at Oak Hill Cemetery. The DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington is assisting the family with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in her memory to American Legion Auxiliary Unit #72, 64-66 Main St., Southington CT 06489.

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