Nancy was born and raised in St. Louis, Mo. She was a wonderful wife to Andy Nolfo and married for 52 years. She was an amazing mother to three sons (Brian, J. and Eric), a Mother-in-Law to Sarah Nolfo, and a grandmother of four. Nancy was a voracious reader and became an avid golfer in her retirement years after moving to Sun City West, Arizona.
Nancy was originally diagnosed with bladder cancer in the early 2000's. She was a fighter and won her battle. Nancy was cancer free for 15 years. In 2016, Nancy was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer and again was determined to win this battle too. She underwent treatments over the next serval years. While never being fully cancer free, Nancy was able to maintain a sense of normalcy for years. In December of 2022, Nancy's cancer metastasized into her lungs. Before she was able to undergo exploratory surgery in January of 2023, Nancy had a massive heart attack that left her brain dead. She was in hospice for 39 days before she passed. Nancy was a warrior in death as she was in life.