Carol Marie (Stabert) Nass, age 78, of Girard Township, Pa., died on Sept. 25, 2017, at Pleasant Ridge Manor in Fairview, Pa., after a 10-year battle with Lymphoma. She was the beloved wife of Wilbur “Bill” Nass for 56+ years.
Carol was born in New Britain, Conn., Jan. 27, 1939, and was the daughter of the late Robert H. Stabert and Elizabeth H. (Ziegler) Stabert. She was educated in New Britain schools, NBHS Class of 1956. Carol was a resident of Girard Township for many years after relocating from Connecticut. She had been a member at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Britain, and served as a young girl’s Blue Bird leader in Plainville, Conn. Carol had been employed at Dunham-Bush, Rogers Bakery, and Starco Oil Co. while in Connecticut. She devoted some of her later years to the care of her parents as their health failed and she faithfully provided 24/7 care to them for over eight years in her home. Carol was devoted to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and was noted for the numerous afghans she crocheted for relatives and children of friends. She also knitted many sweaters for the needy of the world through the Knit For Kids organization, as well as having been active in the Seeders and Weeders of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Girard, Pa.
In addition to her husband, Wilbur “Bill” Nass, Carol is survived by a daughter, Jill Karen Accordino and her husband, Richard, of Davenport, N.Y.; a son, Scott Nass (Holli) of Syracuse, Utah; a son, Kurt Nass and his wife, Barbara Kutz, of Muskego, Wis.; a sister, Beverly Wolf and her husband, Richard, of Spofford, N.H.; two brothers-in-law, David Nass and his wife, Judith, of St Paul, Minn.; and Kenneth Nass and his wife, Betty Ann O’Sullivan, of Wilmington, N.C. Carol also leaves six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, an uncle, 13 cousins, six nieces and two nephews who mourn her departure. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Nikki Curran.
Funeral services will be held at the Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home, 411 S. Main St., New Britain, Saturday, Sept. 30 at 12 noon. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, New Britain. Relatives and friends may pay their respects to the family Saturday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Endowment Fund, St John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 387, Girard, PA 16417-0387. Visit the Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home website at www.ericksonhansen.com to leave remembrances or to check obituary details. Funeral Home Tel. No. 860-229-5676. You may send condolences to: The Nass Family, 8634 Dogwood Court, Girard, PA 16417-1826.