August 4, 1958 - August 4, 2016
PATTERSONVILLE – Nancy Ann Nydam, 58, passed away on August 4, 2016 at Saratoga Hospital after a short illness. Nancy was born on July 20, 1958 in Walton, NY, a daughter of the late Peter and Ruth (More) Nydam, and spent her younger years on the family farm in N. Franklin. As a young adult, Nancy lived in Sidney, NY and in 2006 located to the Minard House in Pattersonville, NY. She attended Princeton Ridge Day Program where she had many friends and especially enjoyed the book club, selling pretzels, ringing the Christmas bells with the Salvation Army, musicals, movies, shopping and getting her nails done. Above all, family was most important to Nancy. She took pleasure in all of the family functions and watching her family circle grow. She especially loved the time spent with her sisters going to musicals, symphonies and long rides in the car, just enjoying the presence of her family. Nancy's love of life was evident in the manor she lived. She had an easy smile; advocated for maintaining relationships with family and friends and taught people the importance of enjoying life. She taught by example every day and was a friend to anyone that needed a smile. Of the many accolades Nancy achieved in her life, she was most proud of her relationships, family and competing in the Miss New York Wheelchair competition. Nancy was predeceased by her brothers, Robert and David and a sister-in-law, Sandra Nydam. She is survived by her brothers, Charles (Linda) Nydam, Donald (Clara) Nydam, Kenneth (Lisa) Nydam, Edwin (Lisa) Nydam: sisters, Marion Nydam, Doris (Ron) Pomerance and Janet (Phil) Reitz; nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Daryl and Gillian and their children, Heidi and Peter, Heather and Nick and their daughter Paia, Katherine and Kristen and their children, Severin and Louise , Rob, Laurel and Mike and their daughter Sarah, Cory, Leanne, Seth, Eric and Gina and their children, Ryan and Dylan' Benjamin, Michele and Kieron and their daughter Lili and Rich; an aunt, Elaine More; cousins Linda, Steve and Barb and John Norma. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday at the Eastern Parkway United Methodist Church, 943 Palmer Avenue, Schenectady, NY. Interment will be in Ouleout Valley Cemetery, Franklin, NY. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union Street, Schenectady, on Sunday from 3 to 5 pm. Memorial contributions may be made in Nancy's memory to: Schenectady ARC, 214 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305, to support and benefit the Minard House and Princetown Ridge Day Program.
PATTERSONVILLE – Nancy Ann Nydam, 58, passed away on August 4, 2016 at Saratoga Hospital after a short illness. Nancy was born on July 20, 1958 in Walton, NY, a daughter of the late Peter and Ruth (More) Nydam, and spent her younger... View Obituary & Service Information
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