Walsh, Nancy Jean
Birth: Thursday, August 20, 1942 in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at the age of 76
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Nancy Jean Walsh, 76, of Hollywood, MD (formerly of Waldorf, MD) passed away on November 28, 2018 at her residence with her loving family at her side. She was born on August 20, 1942 in Pine Grove, PA to the late George Lengel and Alma Leonard Lengel. Nancy was employed as a secretary for the Library of Congress from 1960 to 1968 and later as an admitting clerk for Southern Maryland Hospital where she dedicated years of service.
On October 5, 1963 Nancy married the love of her life, John R. Walsh in Washington D.C. Together they spent 55 wonderful years of marriage. While working at Southern Maryland Hospital she meet her dearest friend, Mary Heffner, who she enjoyed working with. She dedicated the rest of her career to taking care of her family as they were most important to her.
She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She was an exceptional baker and good cook; with her specialties being cupcakes and potato salad. She and her husband enjoyed hosting weekly family dinners and the holidays at their home. She spent many hours doing crafts with her grandchildren, which she thoroughly enjoyed. Since 1972 they have all taken a family vacation to Carolina Beach, NC, which everyone always looked forward to. She also enjoyed travelling home to Pennsylvania to visit family and to Dover to play the slot machines with her husband. She was an avid reader and enjoyed non-fiction. She crocheted many beautiful blankets and gave them to family and friends.
In addition to her beloved husband, she is also survived by her daughters, Sharon Walsh (Karen) of Hollywood, MD and Sandy Imbriale (Scott) of Hollywood, MD; her grandchildren: Hunter John, Jordan William and Leah Pearl Imbriale, all of Hollywood, MD; her siblings: Carol Lamborn of Palmyra, PA, Joan Kost (John) of Myerstown, PA, and John Lengel (Mary Beth) of Taylor, PA; her in-laws: Richard Walsh (Mary) of Waldorf, MD, Lee Hopson (Don) of Harrisonburg, VA, and Virginia Pruitt (Greg) of LaPlata, MD; her special friend, Mary Heffner of Leonardtown, MD; and her extended family and friends. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her sister, Betty Lou Hummel and her brother, Wellington Lengel.
Family will receive friends on Monday, December 3, 2018 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., with a Funeral Service celebrated by Pastor Jonathan Blake at 5:30 p.m., at Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment is private. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or St. Jude Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.