Nancy B. Maxam, 72, of Clinton, died on March 29, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, with her family by her side.
She was born in Utica on August 12, 1940, to Edward and Julia (Helmuth) Burns. She was raised and educated in Clinton, graduating from Clinton Central schools.
On June 10, 1961, she married Richard E. Maxam. She was employed as a nurse’s aide with the Presbyterian Home for CNY, until her retirement in 2006.
sHE is survived by her husband, Richard Maxam, Clinton; four sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Bonnie Maxam, Clinton, Ed and Julie Maxam, Clinton, Steven and Ginny Maxam, Mass., Doug and Patti Maxam, Clinton; eleven grandchildren, Cassandra, Edward, Richie, Steve, Thomas, Roger, Jenny, Andrew, Tess, Roy, and Lissa; and her in-laws, Hazel Burns, Margaret Burns, Betty Maxam, Peg and Jack Murfit, Jean Maxam, Jeannette and Larry DeLuca and Gretchen Maxam as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased by two brothers, John and William Burns; two sisters, Elizabeth Anne Burns and Mary Siedsma; and in-laws, Helen and William Kenneally, Art Maxam, Bruce Maxam, Paul Maxam, Donald Maxam, and Gail Dodds.
A funeral will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 9:30 am at St. Mary’s Church, Clinton, where her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Parish Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Heintz Funeral Home, 10 East Park Row, Clinton, Tuesday evening, from 5 – 8 pm.
Those wishing may donate to COCVAC in Nancy’s memory.
The family would like to thank the caring doctors, nurses, and staff of St. Elizabeth Medical Center for the care and compassion shown to Nancy and her family during this difficult time.
Online memorial and guestbook available at www.heintzfuneralservice.net.