Nancy Waclawski Death, Obituary – Nancy Lee Waclawski, a Springdale resident who had lived there for 86 years, passed away at the Shiloh Health and Rehab facility, which was also located in Springdale, on Thursday, February 9, 2023.
Her parents were Paul Brockway and Ethel Means Brockway, and she was born on March 6, 1936, in Perry, Ohio. Of their three children, she was the eldest. They went ahead and got married on June 14, 1958, in Painesville, Ohio. Robert Waclawski was the man she was married to.
In 1972, the family moved to Springdale, Arkansas, where Nancy welcomed guests of all ages and walks of life into her house and garden. She found that passing the time by doing things like putting puzzles together and watching baseball games was a relaxing and enjoyable activity.
She cherished her time with her family, especially her time with her grandkids. She was eager to see them once more. Before she passed away, her husband Bob Waclawski, both of her parents, three of her brothers—Phillip, Robert, and Ronald—as well as the brothers of both of her parents all passed away.
The family’s surviving members include a daughter named Annette Pianalto and her husband Chris, a son named Robert Waclawski and his wife Star, grandchildren named Matthew, Joseph, Nathaniel, Sarah, Rachel, Emily, Jake, and Shawnee, as well as a brother named David and a sister named Kathy, and a total of twelve great-grandchildren.
The funeral will take place on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, following a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tontitown. The ceremony will be officiated by Father Sammy.
The church’s doors will be open to the public on Tuesday at nine in the morning, and the rosary will be said at nine-thirty. The interment will take place at Springdale’s Bluff Cemetery when the service is over.