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“Dear Carl and Keith,I want you to know how sorry I am for your loss. Nancy was very kind and so dear to me. I will miss her so much. If you need...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Janine Ferrini - Taunton, MA

“So sorry Carl, hang in there. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Dave Holmander - Whitefield, NH

“So sorry for your loss prayers to you all Carl and family. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Brian Mandeville - E Bridgewater, MA

“Carl,So sorry to learn of Nancy's passing. Our deepest sympathy to you. May the memories of good times give you strength during this difficult time...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Donna & Gerry Randall - Easton, MA

“Love and condolences to you and your family❤ ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Roberta Kavanaugh Tierney - MA

“My heart is heavy for all of you but God is holding her. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Edwina Simmons - South Easton, MA

“Carl & Keith,Tim and I were so sad to hear about Nancy's passing. Nancy was such a kind and caring person. Anytime I saw here she was alway asking...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Allyson Greene - North Easton, MA

“I met Nancy when she was involved with the Easton Baptist Church Youth Group. I will always have fond memories of her. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jeffrey Smith - Bradenton, FL

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North Easton – Nancy L. ( Bowman ) Holmander, age 69, passed away peacefully at her home in North Easton. She was the loving wife of Carl B. Holmander.

Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late William H. Bowman IV and Mary (Ryan) Bowman.

Nancy graduated from Medfield High School and then attended three years education at Chandler School for Women, in which during this period of time her father suffered a heart attack, leaving her studies to run her father's printing business, located in the Town of Medfield.

Nancy was employed for many years at Arrow Business Forms in Medfield as a graphic arts designer and proofreader.

She attended the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Norfolk and later became a member of the Easton Baptist Church becoming the church's first secretary, a charter member and one of the first deaconess of the church. She served as Youth Advisor for the church in its early years, including young people retreats, youth and family camps. Nancy was also involved in the John DeBrine's Youth time, a Saturday night rally for teens in downtown Boston; was active in the drum and bugle corps, 4-H clubs, and advisor students putting together school newspaper at Walpole High School.

A people person. Nancy had a ministry in listening to people and in her later years, her husband and Nancy traveled in their RV van traveling the East Coast.

Southern gospel music was her passion as evidenced by the hundreds of cd's she listened to until her passing, as well as proofreading all the stories posted about historical properties in Easton.

Besides her Husband Carl, Nancy was the loving and proud mother of Keith B. Holmander of North Easton, who she was able to see him working through Massasoit Community College, graduating from Stonehill College and working at Stonehill's Technology Support Group.

By request of her family, Nancy funeral will be held privately.

Donations in Nancy's memory may be sent to Building and Grounds Fund, Easton Baptist Church, 197 Bay Road, North Easton, MA. 02356