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Obituary for Nancy Barbara Knapp

Nancy Barbara  Knapp
Arundel, Maine
Nancy Barbara Knapp, 74 years, a resident of Sinnott Road, Arundel, died Friday, July 13, 2018 at Avita of Wells, with her family at her side, after a brief illness.
Nancy was born in Portsmouth, NH on December 7, 1943, a daughter of Fred and Clara (Matthews) Parshley and graduated from Portsmouth High School.
Nancy attended Nursing School at Maine Medical Center in Portland for three years and became an RN.
Nancy was employed by St. Raphael’s Hospital in New Haven, CT for many years before returning to Portsmouth, NH where she worked for Sierra Health Care for several years.
She was a long time member of the United Unitarian South Church of Portsmouth, NH where she was very involved with church committees and also the choir for services.
Nancy enjoyed writing, gardening, painting, spending time with family and she also loved cats.
Nancy was predeceased by her parents.
She is survived by her son, Seth Knapp and his partner Donald Giguere of Arundel, two brothers, Robert “Bob” Parshley of Westbrook, ME and Greg Parshley of York, her aunt Eva Parshley of Portsmouth, NH, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorial visiting hours will be held from 5 to 7 PM Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the Bibber Memorial Chapel 111 Chapel Road, Wells where a Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7 PM.
Interment will be private.
Should friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the Animal Welfare Society, PO Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04094 in Mrs. Knapp’s memory.
To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Nancy’s Book of Memories Page at

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 111 Chapel Road Wells, Maine 04090
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