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Nancy Marie Goben Obituary
BURDETT, N.Y. | Nancy Marie Goben, 53, of ST. RT. 414, Burdett, NY, went to be with her Lord after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.
Nancy was born July 10, 1960, in Cohoes, NY, the daughter of Stanley and Lena Phoenix.
She was a member of All Saints Parish in Corning.
Nancy received her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from SUNY Plattsburgh in 1982 and began her Nursing career at St. Mary's Hospital in Troy, NY from 1982-1986.
She moved to Corning in 1986 and enjoyed working for 12 years as an RN/CDE at Corning Hospital.
Nancy pursued her Master's Degree in Nursing from Syracuse University in 2002. She initiated her career as a Nurse Practitioner at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, NY and then returned to Corning to work as an NP and CDE at Arnot Health/IMAST till 2013. Nancy never wavered in her commitment and love of Nursing.
She honored the time she spent caring for her patients and working with her colleagues.
Nancy was a loving Mother, daughter, sister and friend.
Her life focused on raising her beloved children.
She is survived by a daughter, Nicki Goben of Burdett, NY; son, Benjamin (Stephanie) Goben of Elkland, PA; mother, Lena Phoenix of Waterford, NY; loving companion, Bob Matousek of Burdett, NY; siblings, Robert (Marie) Phoenix of Pittstown, NY, Stan (Lois) Phoenix of East Greenbush, NY and Anne (Bill) Varcasio of Charlton, NY; Nieces and nephews, Mark (Natalie) Phoenix, Marianne (Mark) Hall, Paul Phoenix, Philip (Colene) Phoenix, Sonya (John) Worden, Angela (David) Schultz and Aaron Varcasio; several loving great nieces and nephews; several cousins and many friends and colleagues from the Albany area and the Corning-Elmira areas.
She was predeceased by her father, Stanley Phoenix.
The family will receive friends at Acly-Stover Funeral Home,327 E. 2nd St., Corning, NY, on Friday, September 13, 2013, from 4-7 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, September 14, 2013, at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Vincent DePaul Church.
Committal prayers and Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Corning, NY.
Memorial donations may be made in Nancy's name to Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (www.diabetesresearch.org).
Published in The Corning Leader from Sept. 12 to Oct. 9, 2013
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