Nancy Johnson Angers, 90 a long time resident of East Longmeadow, died in Concord, NH on December 10, 2019. Nancy Louise Johnson was born in Springfield to Norma Colton Johnson and Francis Ira Johnson on September 25, 1929. She grew up in Longmeadow and attended Commerce High School in Springfield and then Mount Ida Junior College in Newton Center, MA. She went on to teach kindergarten at the Springfield Day Nursery until she became the beloved wife of Pierre “Pete” A. Angers II on 11/24/1951. They were married for 53 years until Pete’s death in 2004. Nancy volunteered for 20 years at Wesson Women’s Hospital while raising their children and was a member of First Congregational Church in East Longmeadow where, as part of the Deborah group, she was involved in church suppers and bazaars. She was a devoted mother of 3, blessing her children with many useful life lessons and love. Nancy and Pete had a wonderful life together, sharing dinner every weekend with the same group of old friends, traveling together around the world and doting on their 4 grandchildren. In recent years she enjoyed living in Concord, NH where she welcomed her first great grandchild, Clarke Angers Craigen. She will be missed by her children and their families, her daughter Julie Stenning and her children, Christopher Stenning and Emily and Matt Hughes all from Rhode Island and her daughter Deb Ellison, her husband Kurt Ellison of NY and NH and their children, Kate Craigen, her husband Bradford Craigen and their child Clarke and Andrew Ellison and his wife Corinna Bauer, all from the Boston area. She is also survived by her sister Susan Kilburn of East Longmeadow and Susan’s children and their families, Beth and Donald Kipetz of Connecticut and their children Alex his wife Jessica and their child Elyse Kipetz and Genna Kipetz of California, Jonathan Kilburn and Clare Doyle and their children, Ciara and Brona Kilburn of Vermont and Nancy Celentano of East Longmeadow. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by her dear son, Laurent Arthur Angers. A Memorial Service will be held at 1pm on Saturday, December 14th at Hafey Funeral Home, 494 Belmont Avenue, Springfield, MA. There are no calling hours and burial will be held at a later date. www.hafeyfuneralservice.com
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