|Nancy Keppel (left) and Nancy Keppler (right)|
Nancy worked for the Division of School Food Service of the N. C. State Department of Public Instruction from 1960 until 1983. At the time of her retirement, she held the position of Equipment Specialist, which required extensive travel throughout the state. In addition to her career, Nancy was active in local leadership roles of the Girl Scouts when her daughters were young. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, hand needlework, gardening, and bridge.
Nancy is survived by her two daughters and their husbands, Barbara and Dermot Kelly, of Southern Pines, N. C. and Karen and Tom Helm, of Berwyn, PA. In addition, Nancy was blessed with two grandsons, Travis Smith and Nathaniel Helm; one granddaughter, Susanna Helm Thompson; and one great-granddaughter, Aida Keppler Thompson; and various nieces and nephews.