Michael Nance

Michael Paul Nance

Tuesday, April 18th, 1950 - Monday, January 27th, 2020
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Michael Paul Nance, age 69, passed away on January 27, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.

Michael was predeceased by his parents, Christian and Roseanna (Nee Harty) Nance, his sister, Marge Nance Kramer and his brother in law, Bob Kappler. He is survived by his siblings, Roseanna Nance Glassberg, Christine Nance Kappler, Geraldine Nance Holmes (Bunky), Romayne Nance Jones (John), Madeline Nance Milligan (Jim) and Bridget Nance Gels (John), and loving partner Julia Zinader. Also survived by 13 nieces, 9 nephews, 6 great nieces and 9 great nephews, and a multitude of beloved Aunts, Uncles, cousins and friends.

Michael served with the Marine Corps 1968 to 1970, he is a Vietnam Veteran, recipient of 2 Purple Hearts. His talent ranged from accomplished teacher, carpenter, blues musician, Radio DJ, and author for Blues publications. Dear to Michael’s heart were his family, his music, dogs, kids, the Outer Banks, Vermont and their syrup, and a good laugh. He certainly had a great laugh and we will miss hearing it.

Family and friends are invited to attend his Visitation on Sat. February 8, 2020 from 1-3 pm immediately followed by his Remembrance Service at 3pm both at the Mount Laurel Home for Funerals 212 Ark Road Mount Laurel, NJ 08077. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Marine Toys for Tots at or to the Songs for Kids at
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Mount Laurel Home for Funerals
    212 Ark Road
    Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 3:00pm
    Mount Laurel Home for Funerals
    212 Ark Road
    Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Patricia Catrillo

Posted at 11:30am
Awesome times were had at the “Nance” farm back in my boro days. I think of you often and I will think of you always! Rest in Peace brother! 💜💜

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Posted at 04:40pm
For all the amazing memories..... Tom and Rena Pullman
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Neil Corrado

Posted at 02:16pm
My memories of my “ antics with Mike “ ( as I called them ), are too numerous to mention here. My friend of over 60 years always had a smile, no matter what he was going through at the time.
I will miss him , and his late night calls ( usually of a political nature ) .
Rest In Peace, my friend.

wayne kessler

Posted at 09:09am
RIP my friend. Much thoughts & Prayers heading to the Nance Family. SO sorry for your loss.
Kenny K

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