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Nancy E. Parris

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Nancy E. Parris

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Nancy Elizabeth Parris (Scannell), 63, died peacefully at York Hospital on June 7, 2018. Nancy was born on September 10, 1954 in Baltimore, MD to Raymond and Joan Scannell.

She graduated from Mercy High School in 1972 and from Loyola University, Maryland in 1976 with a degree in Elementary Education, minoring in Special Education.

Nancy was a gifted and highly-respected Educator, employed at A Touch of Country Childcare from 1988 - 2000, and as a Pre-K teacher at Dr. Carter G. Woodson Elementary in Baltimore, MD from 2001 through her retirement in June 2017. Nancy also shaped young lives as a Story Hour volunteer at North Hopewell Winterstown Elementary from 1990-92, and as a Girl Scout Troop leader from 1985-92.

Nancy enjoyed time with family, spoiling her dogs, reading, music, and beach and cruise vacations.

Nancy is survived by her children, Kathleen Fabie and husband, Chris, and Christina Pollick and her husband, John; a beloved grandson, Ryan, age 5, who she nicknamed her "Angel Face". She is also remembered by Gerald L. Parris; her sisters, Peggy Burkholder and husband, Chip of Bel Air, MD, and MJ Miller and husband, Mark of Ajijic, Mexico. She will be missed by nieces and nephews, their spouses and children; her friends; former colleagues and students; and her precious dog, Brynn. She is predeceased by her loving parents, Raymond and Joan; and her brothers, Mark and Michael Scannell.

A private water ceremony at Nancy's favorite destination, Ocean City, MD, will be held at a later date to be determined by the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Reading Partners, a children's literacy initiative in Baltimore at
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on June 11, 2018
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