Nancy Gene Begley, 76, of Westminster, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster.
Born Nov. 28, 1937, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Algernon S. Gardiner Jr. and Martha Gene Whiteside Gardiner.
She was a graduate of Randolph Macon College in Virginia. She was an avid horse rider and enjoyed sports and watching the Washington Redskins. In her spare time, she enjoyed watching her grandsons play sports.
Surviving are daughter Barbara Gene Crago, of Westminster; grandchildren Alex and Nick Crago, both of Westminster; a son-in-law, Max Crago, of Hampstead; and a brother, Algernon Garrett Gardiner, of Gaithersburg.
She was predeceased by a sister, Suzanne Mohler Gardiner.
A private cremation was held at All Faiths Crematory and Chapel in Manchester.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.
Online condolences may be offered at www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com
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