Obituary of Nancy A. Tassinari
Palmer- Nancy A. Tassinari, 65, passed away on January 2, 2024. She was born on May 17, 1958 in Holyoke to the late Omer and Estelle (Fontaine) Lavoie. Nancy attended Brandford Hall Institute where she earned her certification as a medical assistant. After working at Cascade Diamond for many years, Nancy worked for New England Orthopedic Surgeons for 19 years and was very proud of her career there. Nancy had a heart of gold and would help anyone in every way possible. She enjoyed going to renaissance festivals, crocheting and crafts, and spending time with her son and puppies. Her son was her best friend and she was a proud "Marine Mom". She was also an excellent baker and was well known for her delicious banana breads during the holidays.
Besides her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her brother, Edward Lavoie. She will be dearly missed by her son, Kyle Tassinari; sisters, Linda Taylor and husband Robert, and Karen Hansman; nephews, Robert Jr. and Eric Taylor, and Ryan Binette; and many extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday January 16, 2023 from 5:00-6:30pm with a service to begin at 6:30pm at the Beers & Story Palmer Funeral Home. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Nancy's memory can be made to the D'Amour Cancer Center, 3350 Main St., Springfield MA 01107.