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Nancy Dusenberry


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Dusenberry, Nancy



Nancy C. Dusenberry, a resident of New Mexico since 1987, passed away peacefully in her sleep on December 5th, 2016.

She was born to H. Vernon and Grace Seaver Saunders in 1921 in Staten Island, New York.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Robert F. Dusenberry; her sister Lucille Brinker, and her stepdaughter Lois Dusenberry.

Survivors include her son Russell Dusenberry and wife Lisa of Ithaca NY; stepson Kenneth Dusenberry and wife Marilyn of Albuquerque NM; stepson Donald Dusenberry and wife Alice of Wakefield MA; brother Donald Nelson of Burien WA; grandchildren Eric Dusenberry of Ithaca NY; Melissa Fuka of Hilo HI; Erica Dimitrov of Bend OR; Adam Dusenberry of Amherst MA; two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She graduated from Morris Junior College in Morristown, NJ. She also attended Brown's Business College and Rutgers University earning a School Business Administrator's Certificate. She worked for Jamaica Water Supply Co. on Long Island, NY and then as a School Secretary, Board Secretary, and head School Business Administrator for the Morristown/Morris School District in New Jersey for 33 years, retiring in 1985. She also served as the President of the Morris County Association of School Business Officials.

Here in New Mexico she was active in several bridge groups and frequently played at the Meadowlark Senior Center in Rio Rancho and at her Fairwinds community. For years she was an avid bowler, and could sometimes bowl 200 or more in a game even in her eighties. She enjoyed bowling with the senior leagues at Fun Lanes in Rio Rancho (now Ten Pins and More), serving terms as league Treasurer and President. She also was a volunteer at the Corrales Library for 18 years.

Friends will recall her as a bright, well-organized, kind-hearted, and generous woman, lucid until her death.

Cremation has taken place, and a celebration of her life is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 15th at her final residence community of Fairwinds, 920 Riverview Drive SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a .

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Daniels Family Funeral Services

4310 Sara Road SE

Rio Rancho, NM 87124

505-892-9920
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 11, 2016
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