Nancy Ann (Harold) Markwood

October 3, 1946 ~ February 20, 2019 (age 72)

Nancy Ann Markwood, age 72, died unexpectedly February 20, 2019. Nancy was preceded in death by parents, Oscar and Betty Harold; father-in-law, John Jr. and nephews, Bobby and Jason Harold. Nancy is survived by her husband of 43 years, John III; mother-in-law, Almonta; sons, John IV (Jordan Goos) and Mike (Patti) with grandchildren, Zak, Nathan and Sarah. Nancy is also survived by her brother, Bob (Daryl); stepbrother, Kip (Marita) Smith; stepsister, Teresa Harold; sister-in-law Lorraine Knapp; nieces, Jessica and Emily and great nieces and nephews.

Nancy graduated from Garfield High School in Akron and then from Fairview Park Hospital School of Nursing and pursued a nursing career spanning 40+ years as an RN. Nancy began her career in the area of orthopedics, moving later to ER, ICU and finishing her career in Dialysis. During her career she worked for Green Cross, Akron City, St. Thomas, Summa, and eventually DaVita Dialysis.

Her compassion for others was felt by everyone she touched. In her retirement, Nancy continued as a part-time caregiver for seniors. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, taking in many theater performances and spending time with her grandson Zak. Nancy brought laughter through stories often about her own misadventures and will be missed considerably by countless people.

Funeral Services will be held THURSDAY, February 28, 2019, 11am, at the Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home, 624 E. Cherry St. (Rt. 93) Canal Fulton, Jim Gindlesberger officiating. Final resting place Greenlawn Cemetery. Calling Hours Wednesday 4pm to 7pm and also Thursday one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society-Canton Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, 3500 Embassy Parkway, Akron, OH 44333.

Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
3500 Embassy Parkway, Suite 150, Fairlawn OH 44333

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