Nancy L. Packard

Oct 10, 2018
Nancy Packard

Waldoboro — Nancy L. Packard, 75, passed away peacefully Oct. 8, 2018.

Nancy was born Feb. 25, 1943, in Damariscotta to Herbert Lewis and Madelyn Walter Lewis.

She married Joseph Packard June 27, 1959, and they made their home in Union, where they raised their family. Nancy worked at Osram Sylvania for more than 40 years.

Nancy excelled at tole painting, and enjoyed reading and cooking. Her children and grandchildren were very important to her. She had a great sense of humor. She really enjoyed being a homemaker. In the summer she put up vegetables for the winter from her gardens. She was an animal lover; cats were her favorite. Her favorite sayings were: “This, too, shall pass.” And “Where there is life, there is hope!”

She was predeceased by her parents, and her daughter Kathy Packard-Hastings.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Joseph E. Packard, of Waldoboro; son Nathan Packard and companion Jan Costigan of Waldoboro; daughter, Marie Chadwick and husband Wayne of Sebec; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, two new great-grandchildren to come; brother Ricky Lewis and wife Diana of Bridgton; nephew Kevin Lewis and his wife, Becky, of Waterford; sisters–in-law Priscilla Packard of Washington, Natalie Boudreau of Florida,;brother-in-law Jimmy Packard and wife Bonnie of Union; son-in-law Paul Hastings of Waldoboro; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

At Nancy’s request, there will be no services.

Donations may be made in Nancy’s name to an animal shelter of your choice.

Arrangements are with Hall’s of Waldoboro. Condolences may be shared at

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