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Nancy Spicer

Nancy M. Spicer, 86, of Golden Hill passed away peacefully Friday, August 26, 2016 at Mallard Bay Care Center, Cambridge with her entire loving family by her side.

Born in Cambridge September 14, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Nanette Luthy and Milton Malkus, Sr. Nancy grew up on the family farm. As a young girl she became involved with the 4-H youth organization and continued on through the All Star Advanced 4-H. After graduating from Cambridge High School she continued her education and became a Registered Nurse. During her forty plus years of nursing she had worked with the Cambridge Hospital, State Hospital, Dorchester County Health Dept. and the office of Dr. Lewis Burdette.

Nancy was always a very crafty person with her hands. She was an excellent seamstress and also enjoyed knitting. Nancy was a master at refurbishing furniture. She would strip the coatings with her hands, repair as needed and then refinish it. She had learned the art of re-caning chair seats and backs and had done many for herself and her friends. She and her husband Bill were lifetime members of Immanuel United Church of Christ.

One of Nancy’s favorite past times was reading, She normally would always read before bed. Nancy loved watching the hundreds of hummingbirds at the feeders she supplied for them. Gardening was in her blood and she was blessed with a green thumb. Nancy was a natural care giver. She found the greatest pleasure in caring for people, whether they be her husband, family, friends or a complete stranger. She was loved by all and will be missed by many.

Surviving is her husband of 66 years, William L. “Bill” Spicer; daughter Janet Lewis and husband Lemuel; son Thomas “Tommy” Spicer and wife Debby; brother Milton “Bootsie” Malkus, Jr.; grandchildren A. Jestina L. Bloodsworth and husband Joe, Stephen Lewis, Jr. and wife Jeanne, T W Spicer and wife Marcia, Brooks Spicer, Tammy Shockley, Ryan Shockley and wife Hillary; along with numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Preceding her in death besides her parents were her brothers Kenneth Malkus, Calvin Malkus and Theodore “Ted” Malkus and sister Virginia Asmussen.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 31, 2016 beginning 1:00 p.m. at Immanuel United Church of Christ, Cambridge. Officiating will be Rev. Dale Krotee. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am till the start of the service. Interment will follow at Old Trinity Church Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be T W Spicer, Joey Bloodsworth, Stephen Lewis, Kyle Rubenkoning, Pat Malkus and Ryan Shockley.

Honorary pallbearers will be Milton “Bootsie” Malkus, Sonny Malkus, Bill Malkus, Keith Malkus, Chuck Hanson and Lin Spicer.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Immanuel United Church of Christ, 5401 White Hall Road, Cambridge, MD 21613.

Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.

To share memories and send online condolences visit www.newcombcollins.com

Viewing and Visitation with Family

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. ,Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Immanuel United Church of Christ
5401 White Hall Road Cambridge, MD 21613

Funeral Service

1 p.m. ,Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Immanuel United Church of Christ
5401 White Hall Road Cambridge, MD 21613


2:30 p.m. ,Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Old Trinity Church Cemetery
1716 Taylors Island Rd Church Creek, MD 21622

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Extending deepest sympathy to family and friends in this time of sorrow. Please find comfort in knowing that soon all those in the memorial tombs will hear Jesus' voice and come out. (John 5:28,29) Until that blessed day, may the GOD of all comfort grant you peace while many fond memories warm your hearts.

A. Wingfield Sep 5 2016 12:00 AM

Tom, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Jim & Julie Milliken

Jim Milliken Sep 1 2016 12:00 AM

Ms Nancy was a great lady. I remember the lovely cut lamp shade class she had many years ago. We all had a great time laughing and joking around. A great time was had by all. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and many friends. GOD is with you all at this very sad time.

Janie Phhillips Elliott Aug 31 2016 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you all! Love you guys Julie

Julie Murphy Aug 30 2016 12:00 AM

Bill/Tommy and family, Our condolences go out to you all. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

Mark and Susan Andrew Aug 30 2016 12:00 AM

No Greater love than that of a Mother. She will always be remembered and loved by her dear family. Our prayers are with the entire family. God Bless You All.

Jeannie & Buddy Mowbray Aug 30 2016 12:00 AM

May the good Lord bless and keep her in his arms. She will be missed by so many.

Roger & Linda Bloodsworth Aug 29 2016 12:00 AM

To the family of Ms. Nancy Spicer, We are truly sorry for your family's loss. God Bless each and everyone of you. Cheryl & Kyle Dawson

Cheryl Dawson Aug 29 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you & your family.

Jackie & Linda Phillips Aug 29 2016 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with Mrs. Nancy's family.

Jenny Loveless Aug 29 2016 12:00 AM

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