Nancy H. Wykoff | 77
Nancy H. Wykoff, 77, of 121 Mercury Road, St. Marys, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home, after a brief illness.
She was born July 29, 1944, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Harold and Esther Schneider Shadd. Nancy was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1962. She was an employee of the former Stackpole Carbon Company before becoming an employee of Contact Technologies Inc. Nancy also worked as a waitress and bartender at many establishments in the area over the years, most notably the Elk Casino.
Nancy is survived by her daughter, Donna Reeser and her husband Jeffrey of St. Marys; three sons: Rodney Wykoff (Sandy Gavrock) of Olive Branch, MS; Roger N. Wykoff, Jr. of Jacksonville, FL; and Rick Wykoff (Stephanie) of St. Marys; eight grandchildren: David, Eric, Tyler, Chloé, Zach, Britteny, Kaylee, and Christopher; one great-grandchild, Jovi; her sister, Marion Denio (Lynn) of St. Marys; many nieces and nephews; and by her dog, Booja, and her cat, Paige.
In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by her fiancé, Richard “Dick” Stine; two sisters: Eileen Garner and Wilma Caskey; three brothers: Harold, Kenny, and David Shadd; and her former spouse, Roger N. Wykoff, Sr.
Nancy loved her family and was a wonderful grandmother, going above and beyond for her grandchildren. She was always a supportive person and would often take food into Contact Technologies to feed everyone. She enjoyed traveling out of state to see her children and going on trips to Las Vegas to gamble with her sister-in-law, Toy Shadd. Nancy also loved horseback riding, her pets, and going out to eat with her high school classmates.
There will be no visitation.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Kevin Holland officiating.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Elk County Humane Society, 1029 East Eschbach Road, St. Marys, PA 15857.