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TRAPNELL, Nancy White

TRAPNELL, Nancy White[1, 2]

Female 1934 - 2017  (83 years)

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  • Name TRAPNELL, Nancy White 
    Birth 7 Jan 1934  Glen Ridge, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Female 
    Obituary From the Lincoln County News:

    Nancy Trapnell Holmes
    Jan. 7, 1934 - March 18, 2017


    Nancy Trapnell Holmes, of Boothbay Harbor, passed away peacefully on March 18 in the loving hands of her children at St. Andrews Gregory Wing. Her death comes after a long struggle with various health issues that took her away from her life of love and service.
    Nancy was born in Glen Ridge, N.J., Jan. 7, 1934, the daughter of William and Elsa Trapnell. She grew up in Ardmore, Penn., where two of her lifelong passions developed: singing and figure skating. She sang in the school chorus and later in church choirs; music and song were always an integral part of her life. Nancy graduated with an associate’s degree in Childhood Education from Stephens College in Columbia, Mo.

    In 1954, she married Andrew Holmes of Fryeburg and began work as a nursery school teacher in Middletown, Conn. She raised her three children while serving as headmaster’s wife at North Yarmouth Academy, Oak Grove Coburn, and Berwick Academy, plus summers on the staff of Camp Ettowah in Fryeburg.

    In 1980 she and Andrew parted ways and Nancy moved to Waterville to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a nurse. She graduated in 1982 with her LPN from Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute. Nancy then worked at various physician offices and clinics, before becoming a pediatric nurse at Maine Medical Center. She worked at Maine Medical from 1987 through 1996 when she retired, but stayed involved by volunteering on the NICU, the lactation clinic, and the Ronald McDonald House. She also volunteered with “Family Friends,” a foster grandparent program serving families with young children, mostly newborns, with multiple medical needs.

    Nancy left the Portland area in 2012 and moved to Boothbay Harbor to be closer to her daughter. Life brought her many challenges, but through it all Nancy always tried to live by the “Golden Rule,” treating others as she would have wanted to be treated, which served her well.

    She was predeceased by brother, William Trapnell.

    She is survived by her children, Mark and wife Alaine of Keene, N.H., Peter and wife Gayle of South Berwick, and Deborah Holmes Beam and husband Jim of Edgecomb; grandchildren, Christopher Holmes, Melissa Michaud, Robert Holmes, Samantha Beam, and Rebecca Beam Kash and husband Jason; and great-grandchildren, Alivia Michaud, Emily Holmes, Ethan Holmes, and Josephine Jade Holmes.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Laura Vogel NICU Fund Development Office, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, ME 04102. This fund helps support children and families (not medical equipment etc.) in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Maine Medical.

    A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sun., April 2 at the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor.  [2
    Occupation Licensed Practical Nurse 
    Death 18 Mar 2017  Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln, ME USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I1119  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2018 

    Father TRAPNELL, William Colston,   b. 7 Jun 1906, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1975 (Age 68 years) 
    Mother BARTLETT, Elsa Parma,   b. 4 Mar 1904, Danielson, CT Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2 Jan 1989, Portland, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 84 years) 
    Marriage 1 Sep 1931  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Elsa Parma Bartlett - William Colston Trapnell Wedding Invitation 1931
    Elsa Parma Bartlett - William Colston Trapnell Wedding Invitation 1931
    Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Perry Bartlett
    announce the marriage of their daughter
    Elsa Parma
    and
    Mr. William Colston Trapnell
    on Tuesday, the first of September
    nineteen hundred and thirty-one
    New York City
    Photos
    Nancy and William Trapnell circa 1939
    Nancy and William Trapnell circa 1939
    Documents
    Elsa Parma Bartlett - William Colston Trapnell Wedding Invitation 1931
    Elsa Parma Bartlett - William Colston Trapnell Wedding Invitation 1931
    Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Perry Bartlett
    announce the marriage of their daughter
    Elsa Parma
    and
    Mr. William Colston Trapnell
    on Tuesday, the first of September
    nineteen hundred and thirty-one
    New York City
    Family ID F460  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family HOLMES, Andrew Compton 
    Marriage 1954  [5
    Divorce 1980 
    Children 
     1. HOLMES, Mark Andrew
     2. HOLMES, Peter Trapnell
     3. HOLMES, Deborah Britton
    Family ID F468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2018 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 7 Jan 1934 - Glen Ridge, NJ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 18 Mar 2017 - Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln, ME USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Nancy White Trapnell circa 1939
    Nancy White Trapnell circa 1939
    Nancy Trapnell Holmes
    Nancy Trapnell Holmes

  • Sources 
    1. [S72] Frederica Holmes Trapnell, Joseph Trapnell Descendants, (1964).

    2. [S718] Nancy Trapnell Holmes, Jan 7, 1934 - March 18, 2017.

    3. [S718] Nancy Trapnell Holmes, Jan 7, 1934 - March 18, 2017, Nancy was born in Glen Ridge, N.J., Jan. 7, 1934.

    4. [S718] Nancy Trapnell Holmes, Jan 7, 1934 - March 18, 2017, Nancy Trapnell Holmes, of Boothbay Harbor, passed away peacefully on March 18 in the loving hands of her children at St. Andrews Gregory Wing.

    5. [S718] Nancy Trapnell Holmes, Jan 7, 1934 - March 18, 2017, In 1954, she married Andrew Holmes of Fryeburg and began work as a nursery school teacher in Middletown, Conn.



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