Nancy Louise Milligan
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Nancy Louise Milligan
PORT RICHEY, Fla. -- Nancy Louise Milligan, of Port Richey, Fla., died suddenly on May 20, 2011, in Austin, Texas, while visiting her beloved family.
Nancy was born in New Orleans, La., on Nov. 25, 1943, to Jonathan David and Elizabeth Perkins Milligan while they were stationed in Texas. Nancy spent most of her life in Kennebunk and Kennebunkport. She graduated with honors from Kennebunk High School, attended Milligan College in Tennessee and received her associate's degree from Nasson College in Springvale.
Nancy was a student of many interests throughout her life. She enjoyed a wide range of handcrafting, antique collecting, reading, and gardening to name a few. She especially enjoyed writing poetry and prose with which she gifted friends and family over the years.
In the 1970s Nancy and her then husband owned and operated the Maine Stay Inn in Kennebunkport. She also worked in the family hotel business at the Sea Spray Motor Inn at Kennebunk Beach. Nancy moved on to the real estate industry which was a natural step for her. She loved the profession and was a successful broker both in Maine and in the Tampa, Fla. area where she resided and worked for the last 14 years.
Nancy met with many challenges throughout her life and she became a power of example for many of us. Her resilience in the face of hardship was indeed admirable as she succeeded where many would have failed. Nancy was strong and brave and will be remembered for her laughing sense of humor, her intelligence, her persistence and determination, her creative thinking, her love of her family and she will be deeply missed by those close to her.
Without question, Nancy's greatest happiness in life were her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter, Caroline Ruth Taylor Armstrong of Littleton, Mass., son, Jonathan James Taylor and daughter- in-law Janie Taylor of Austin, Texas; and grandchildren Cole Armstrong and Camden Taylor. Nancy is survived by her mother, Elizabeth Milligan of Cape Porpoise; sisters Judy (John) Andrews of Arundel, Debbie (Jim) Andrews of Arundel; foster brother Marlon Penn of Sanford; special aunts and uncles Mary Jean Tarr of Tampa, Fla., Priscilla Kenney of Alfred, Henry and Sue Perkins of Cape Porpoise, Norman Perkins of Palm Springs, Calif.; as well as other much loved nieces, nephews; aunts, uncles; cousins and friends. Nancy was predeceased by her father, Jonathan D. Milligan.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 31, at 11 a.m., at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk. Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk. www.bibberfuneral.com.
Should one wish to do so,
a memorial donation in Nancy's name could be made to:
The Cape Porpoise Library
Care of Sue Perkins
P.O. Box 7714
Cape Porpoise, Maine 04014
or to the charity of one's choice.
Nancy Louise
Milligan


Published by Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on May 25, 2011.
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June 1, 2011

MaryMargaret and I would like to express our deepest sorrow and condolences to Nancy's family at this time. Nancy was a true friend who dearly loved her grand children. Whenever we met her she would regale us with their latest accomplishments with obvious pride. Nancy was a wonderful friend and will be sorely missed...MaryMargaret and Howard Webster, Trinity, FL
June 1, 2011
Steve and I would like to extend our deepest sorrow to Judy, Debbie and Liz at this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers of peace reach out to you all. Keeping you in our thoughts at this time.... Donna and Steve Bull
May 31, 2011
Caroline and Family, My deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother. Please know that you are all in my thoughts.
Linda Peters
May 26, 2011
Erin and I would like to offer our deepest sympathy to the entire family during this time of loss and sadness. I will always have fond memories of Aunt Nancy; a warm smile, enthusiastic energy, and her smart snazzy outfits. Take solace that her finest parts have been passed on to children and grandchildren, take care and be at peace
enoch elliott
May 26, 2011
To Liz,Judy and Debbie, my love,thoughts and prayers are with you and your families as you remember your very special daughter and sister.
Judy Wilcox
May 25, 2011
My deepest sympathy to the Milligan family at this very sad time.
My thoughts and Prayers are with you.

Nancy Lamontagne Meehan
May 25, 2011
To my aunt Liz, to my cousins Judy and Debbie, and all their family and friends, I am so sorry for the loss of such a sweet and wonderful lady. I will always remember Nancy's comforting words, her kind smile and gentle laughter, and for always caring and listening to others and helping them out in any way that she could. She will be missed, and loved, always. You are all in our hearts, and in our prayers.
Bill & Sue Kenney
May 25, 2011
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
The Bibber Family
May 25, 2011
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