Nancy Josephine Zameroski Root

Nancy Josephine Zameroski Root, age 58, of North East, died on Friday April 18, 2014 at UPMC Hamot, after a short illness with breast cancer.

She was born on January 9, 1956 in Ridgway, Pa., to Catherine Scarfo Zameroski of North East and the late Henry (Hank) Zameroski (May 10, 1986).

Nancy was a graduate of North East High School, and attended Slippery Rock University and Gannon University, where she studied Counseling Psychology.

She was formerly employed at the Gertrude A. Barber Center as a behavior therapist and was currently employed as a Title Abstractor.

Nancy was a generous, loving, kind, and giving person who loved spending time with her family, grandchildren, cooking, gardening, and the art of conversation. She will "absolutely" be missed by all that had the privilege of knowing her.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her beloved husband of 37 years, Clifford Root, whom she married on November 5, 1977 at St. Gregory Church; a son, Adam Root of North East; daughters, Chrissy Hutchinson (Hal) of Pittsburgh, Danielle Root of North East, and Kelly Root of Pittsburgh; brothers, Ricky Zameroski of Erie and Bobby Zameroski (Kathy)of California; cousins, Dr. Star Kearney of Ridgway, Pa., and Cely Mullaney (Kevin) of Arizona; grandchildren, Aaron Hutchinson, Dominic Coletta, Harper Hutchinson, and Harrison Hutchinson; also several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East, on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9, and are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., at St. Gregory Catholic Church. Interment St. Gregory Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Published in the Erie Times-News from Apr. 21 to Apr. 22, 2014