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Nancy Zella Lester of Newark, Del. Nancy Zella Lester, 79, of Newark, Del., passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Windsor Place, Hockessin, Del. Born in Lancaster County, Pa. she was the daughter of the late Lathie W. and Isa E. Lester. Nancy was employed with Chrysler Corp, Newark, Del., as an occupational health nurse retiring in 1987. She was a member of New London Presbyterian Church and a past member of the church choir. She was a member of the Northern Delaware Oratorio Society Choir. She was proud to have sang with the choir in Carnegie Hall. She enjoyed bowling and was a passionate Phillies fan. Nancy was a beloved sister and aunt. She is survived by one brother, Charles Lester and his wife, Laura of Lincoln University, Pa.; twenty-one nieces and nephews; 32 great-nieces and nephews; and many great-great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Nichol Buckman of Landenberg and Joan St. John of Lincoln University; and three brothers, Harold, Howard and Forrest Lester all of Lincoln University. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, at the New London Presbyterian Church, 1986 Newark Rd. New London, Pa., where family and friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will be in New London Presbyterian Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the , 1615 West Chester Pike, Suite 105, West Chester, PA 19382. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. Oxford, PA. On-line condolences may be made at www.elcollins funeralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Local on Nov. 15, 2011
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