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Sharon Kelly

Nancy Veronique McGuinn Didier

September 21, 1929 - April 24, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Nancy Veronique McGuinn Didier . Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual gatherings, we will post invites. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
Nancy Didier Born Nancy Veronique McGuinn, on 9/21/29 to William Harry L. McGuinn and Annie Maude McGuinn (née  Stellabrass).  She passed away at her Glenview home on 4/24/20, at 90 years young. Preceded in death by her husband Irvin Michael Didier, also of Glenview, daughter Cathy Sopchyk, son Mike Sopchyk, brother Charles Albert W. McGuinn of Ingleside, Ill and her parents.  She is Survived by her esteemed friend and care giver...  see more
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  • Sharon  Kelly
    Nancy, It was an honor to be related to you, and learn so much about our family history and your life through all of your stories. I miss you every day. Stan kept you going through helping you, taking you everywhere, fixing everything in the house,...  more
  • Sharon  Kelly
    Sharon Kelly added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Nancy Veronique McGuinn Didier :
  • Stan Southard
  • Cynthia McGuinn
    This is the watch!
  • Cynthia McGuinn
    Last page: I am sorry if my story is hard to follow, it has now six parts. I didn’t realize the short space allowed when I started out. It basically reads in reverse, but It is a story worth telling! It’s about a very special lady, I am proud to...  more
  • Cynthia McGuinn
    PAGE FIVE:
    The way I remember that day, Sandy, Bob and Scotty were facing what no family should have to face! Unimaginable, what they were going thru!
    The angel on the other line was Aunt Nancy, she was a blessing, she made it just a little bit easier!...  more
  • Cynthia McGuinn
    PAGE FOUR:
    We went to the phone booth (Like Superman used) in the hospital hallway and contacted the operated. We explained to her the situation and that it was going to require several calls. We gave her the first name and number on our list and she...  more
  • Cynthia McGuinn
    PAGE THREE
    Years later, I found myself at the hospital with my brother Bobby, his wife Sandy and my nephew Scotty. Scotty was seriously ill and the doctors had just given us the devastating news! Sandy and I went to make the many phone calls to...  more
  • Cynthia McGuinn
    PAGE TWO:
    The story went, that Nancy claimed it also.
    I had not seen her since her fathers funeral!
    I was just a child then so I didn’t know any more about her! My father and her had not spoken in years.
  • Cynthia McGuinn
    PAGE ONE:
    When I was a child I was afraid of my Aunt Nancy! Her mother, Annie Maud, had a special “Mary Stark” watch and a beautiful shawl that had been given to me by my parents from her! The watch did not work anymore, it was beautiful. It had a...  more
  • Cynthia McGuinn
    (Continued from another page)
    The answer was yes! Charles(Bill) McGuinn, was Sandys father in law, and my dad! The following week I found my self in Glenview, knocking at her door! I was no longer afraid. When she answered my knock,I stretched out my...  more
  • Cynthia McGuinn
    I am so blessed to have had the time with Aunt Nancy, during my visit home this past December!
    She told many stories, she bubbled with enthusiasm about life and about being 90.
    Most significant to me was when she spoke about her brother, my father! In...  more
  • Cynthia McGuinn
    Aunt Nancy with her cat “Storm”!
  • Karen Issel - McGuinn
  • Sharon  Kelly
    Sharon Kelly added 3 photo(s) to the memorial Nancy Veronica McGuinn Didier :
  • Sharon  Kelly
    Nancy was a fantastically funny and enjoyable woman. She had a smile and laugh that could light up a room. Nancy loved traveling, Hawaii was her favorite. She took cruises, even by her self in up until she was 85. In her younger years she worked for...  more
  • Sharon  Kelly
    Nancy was a very beautiful girl, 1945