Obituary: Nancy M. Mallory – Portland Press Herald – Press Herald

23August 2020

Nancy M. Mallory PORTLAND– Nancy M. Mallory, 101, of Portland, passed away Friday August 21, 2020 at Grace Healthcare facility with her family by her side.She was born in Portland August 7, 1919, the daughter of Frank (Francisco) and Josephine (Guiseppina) (Striano) Fasulo. Her parents having both emigrated from Italy raised a typically big Italian family on Arcadia Street in Portland. Nancy finished with honors (skipping one year) from Portland High School, class of 1936, with a concentrate on secretarial abilities. Her career removed not long after, operating at numerous positions in the insurance coverage industry. With Portland being the homeport of the North Atlantic Fleet during the war years Nancy offered at the USO where is fulfilled Gordon A. Mallory whom she wed on Nov. 12, 1950. After residing in Portland for a short time they bought their home on Broadway in South Portland that still remains with a family member.Though times were frequently lean, Nancy’s frugality, and Gordon’s tradesperson skills led them to purchase a lake front lot on Little Sebago Lake where Gordon developed and constructed their quickly to be summer home. Over 40 years on the lake produced a few of the happiest times of their lives, entertaining pals, church members, family, and anybody who appeared. All were welcome. Their foresight kept the household close through good times, and not so good times.Nancy was a communicant of Holy Cross Church in South Portland where she was a volunteer, and a summertime parishioner of Our Lady of Continuous Help Catholic Church in North Windham. Nancy’s dedication to the Catholic faith was unsurpassed.Nancy is predeceased by her parents; other half, Gordon; siblings, Fred, Philip, Patsy, and Anthony.Nancy is made it through by her sons, Gordon Jr. of West Paris, Kevin (other half Nancy) of Portland, Collin (spouse Jean) of South Portland, Jeffrey (wife Paula) of South Portland, David (better half Kay) of South Portland, and child, Lisa Mallory (life partner Dave Dodge) of South Portland. Nancy is also the proud Mimi of 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. It goes without saying that her family was her focal point and the driving force behind her longevity. We will all miss you Mimi. Loved ones and friends are invited to go to a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday August 27 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Federal Street, Portland. Interment will follow at New Calvary Cemetery, So. Portland. In accordance with CDC Guidelines during the COVID-19 it is asked for that everybody participating in the Mass and Committal please wear a facemask. Those wishing to send out a tribute in memory of Nancy might do so at http://www.jonesrichandbarnes.com. Plans are under the care and direction of Jones, Rich and Barnes Funeral Service Home, Portland. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Nancy’s memory toBarbara Bush Kid’s Hospital, Maine Medical Center22 Bramhall St.Portland, ME 04112

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