Nancy Ann Harrington West

Nancy Ann Harrington West

Nancy Ann Harrington West

CONCORD, N.C. - Nancy Ann Harrington West passed away in Concord, N.C. on April 20, 2017.


                Born March 9, 1930 in Lexington, MA, the daughter of the late Gladys T. and Edward T. Harrington, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don G. West, in 1994 and is survived by her son, Steven Edward West, and his wife, Susan Tucker West, of Chatham and by her sister Phyllis H. Giusti, of Chatham.


                Mrs. West was a 1951 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Tufts College with a Magna Cum Laude degree in Sociology.  Marrying her husband upon their graduation from Tufts, she began her journey following him across the country throughout his military service, graduate study and business career.


                Primarily a homemaker, she became involved in golf, bridge and volunteer activities wherever life took the family.  Along the way, she was awarded Honorary Life Member status in the CA PTA and served in leadership positions in women’s golf leagues in Wash., Texas, and Mich.  During her final years in Concord, N.C. she enjoyed playing bridge, volunteering in the Carolinas Healthcare System hospital auxiliary and in the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, where she served a term as president.


                Graveside services will be held at a later date at the family plot in Chatham, MA.


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Wilkinson Funeral Home is assisting the family.