Nancy Duciaume, North Volney resident

OBITS-DuciaumeNancyNancy Ann Duciaume, 87, a lifelong resident of North Volney, died suddenly Saturday, March 16, 2013.

She was born in Fulton, a daughter to the late Gardwell and Ruth LePointe Darling. She had worked at the Portage Restaurant and Lakeview Lanes. She was gifted in sales and began her career at Woolworth’s Department Store and continued in direct sales for Sarah Coventry, Contempo Fashions and Mary Kay.

She was a 4-H Leader and a member of the North Volney United Methodist Church.

Her particular zest of life was dancing to country music, playing bunco with the girls, which she did for 40 years, and short travels as a member of the Volney and Mexico Senior Citizen groups.

She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and other crafts, was an avid reader who liked to share her readings with her friends.

She was predeceased by her former husband, Raymond M. Stevens, Sr., who died Jan. 28, 1976; her husband, Donald F. Duciaume, who died Oct. 1, 2002; and by a brother, William Darling.

She is survived by six children and six step-children, Raymond (Rosalie) Stevens, Jr. of North Volney, James (Mary) Stevens of North Volney, Carol (James) Mason of Cleveland, Ohio, William (Gail) Stevens of North Volney, Ruth (Dan Brown) Stevens of Scriba, Kenneth L. (Phyllis) Stevens of Mexico, Emma M. Wright of Syracuse, Theresa E. Bianco of Texas, Edward (Debbie) Duciaume of Oswego, Sara (Gary) Myers of Minnesota, Dolores (Darrell) Cooper of Fulton and Renee (Bill Gephardt) Duciaume of Syracuse;  a brother, John (Linda) Darling of Scriba; 28 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; two (soon to be four) great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2013 with services to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Contributions may be made to the North Volney United Methodist Church, c/o Rosalie Stevens, 2680 County Route 6, Fulton, NY 13069.

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