Nancy B Burkhard Lyng

Croghan, Lewis County, New York, USA
Death 12 Nov 2011 (aged 74)
Lowville, Lewis County, New York, USA
Burial New Bremen, Lewis County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 80400443 · View Source
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Nancy B. Lyng

LOWVILLE — Nancy B. Lyng, 74, of Sharp Street, died on Saturday evening, November 12, 2011 under the care of her husband Neil, her family and Lewis County Hospice.

Born in Croghan at Ida Lee's on September 4, 1937 the daughter of the late Richard G. and Genevieve Andre Burkhard, she graduated from Fr. Leo Memorial in 1955, and Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Watertown.

Nancy married Neil John Lyng on September 5, 1959 at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Croghan with Rev. Thomas Aquinas, officiating.

She began her career as registered nurse at Lewis County General Hospital where she soon began to work as a nursing instructor for the Manpower Program. Later, she joined the teaching staff at Jeff – Lewis BOCES in Glenfield. Early in her teaching career she graduated from Upper Division College in Utica with her bachelor's of science in education. Nancy retired from Jeff-Lewis BOCES as Supervisor of the LPN nursing programs in both Jefferson and Lewis Counties in 1993.

Surviving are her husband of 52 years, Neil J., her three children and their spouses, Anne and Gerald Crowell of Lowville; Jeffrey and Denise Lyng of Lowville; Patrick and Kristine Lyng of Greig; her sister Mary Ann Hornig of Lowville; five grandchildren, Sheena, Tonya, Dustin, Katie, and Chrissy, a great granddaughter, Bree; her two sisters-in-law, Patricia Marcotte and her husband Wayne of Ohio; Mary Lyng of Lowville; an aunt, Joyce Boucher of Lowville and several nieces and nephews. Two brothers-in-law, William Hornig, Sr. and David Lyng died before her.

Nancy was a communicant of St. Peter's Catholic Church, a past member of the board of directors of the Lake Bonaparte Conservation Club and a member and past president of Tug Hill Quilters. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends at the family camp on Lake Bonaparte.

A funeral mass will be said at 11:00am on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Rev. Christopher Carrara, Pastor officiating. Calling hours will be on Tuesday, November 15th from 5 to 8pm at the Sundquist Funeral Home.

Memorials in Nancy's name may be made to Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367 or to the LCGH Auxiliary Molly Pitcher Lewis Scholarship Fund, 7785 N. State Street, Lowville, NY 13367.

Condolences may be made on the online guest book at

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nancy B Burkhard Lyng (4 Sep 1937–12 Nov 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80400443, citing Saint Peters Catholic Cemetery, New Bremen, Lewis County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Michael Wayne (contributor 47327578) .