North Stonington - Nancy L. (Saunders) Herrick, 75, of Cassaduck Hill Road, North Stonington, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Ralph E. Herrick.
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Born in Middletown, on July 10, 1937, she was the daughter of the late William and Hattie (Miner) Saunders. Nancy worked as a housekeeper for local families in Watch Hill and Stonington for over 40 years.
She was president of the Ladies Auxiliary North Stonington Post 8170 Veterans of Foreign War. She was past president of Post 1265 Ladies Auxiliary in Pawcatuck.
Nancy was known for her cooking and fine baked goods and always had her home open to all.
Besides her husband, she will be sadly missed by her four children, John Peabody of North Stonington, Rosalind Caswell of North Stonington, Susan Pelcher of West Warwick, R.I., and Tom Peabody of North Stonington. She was the loving grandmother of 18 and great-grandmother of nine.
She was predeceased by her brother, William Saunders.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Bukcler-Johnston Funeral Home, 121 Main St., Westerly. Calling hours are from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Published in The Day on July 21, 2012