1937 – 2018
N. Grosvenordale – Nancy (Nachajko) Pershula, 81, passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018 in UMass Memorial Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph Pershula for over 50 years. Born in Webster, MA, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Elizabeth (Lemanski) Nachajko.
Mrs. Pershula received her master’s degree in Art History and was a teacher for the Killingly School System for 25 years. She loved reading, going to the beach in Duxbury, MA, watching the Red Sox, and had a personal interest in Egyptian archeology. She also had a passion for seafood- haddock and scallops were among her favorites, drinking tea and Dunkin’ Donuts coffee. She never owned a dishwasher because she liked washing dishes! Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Nancy is survived by her daughter, Joi Belforti and her husband Paul of Lake Forest, IL; her sister, Elizabeth Recko of Wilsonville, CT; her brother, Ronnie Nachajko of Putnam, CT; her grandchildren, Jody L. Pellecchia, Morgan Ann Pellecchia, Max Belforti, and Kyle Belforti. She was predeceased by her daughter, the late Jody Ann Pellecchia.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Nancy’s family from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2019 in the Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale followed by a funeral service in the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.