NANCY L. DeVINCENT, 92, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in
Born in Blue Island, Ill., she was known as Nancy Lee of "Nancy Lee and the Hilltoppers"
and was a Musician for the WOWO Radio "Little Red Barn Show" from 1945 to 1994.
She was a member of the Fort Wayne Musicians Association. To hear Nancy in an interview,
Surviving are her son, Lawrence S (Theresa) DeVincent of Leesburg, Ind.; daughter,
Lori P. (James) Deal of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Melissa Meyer of Atlanta, Ga.,
Zachary DeVincent of San Francisco, Calif., and Christopher
and Matthew Helms of Fort Wayne; great-grandchildren, Ari and Ella Meyer
of Atlanta, Ga.; sisters, Rosalie C. Barhydt of Huntertown and Eileen V. Gross
of Fort Wayne; and son-in-law, Ralph Helms of Fort Wayne.
She was preceded in death by parents, Frank and Rose Gross; husband, Sam DeVincent;
daughter, Diane M. Helms; brother, Frank E. Gross; and sisters, Marie B. Hirst
and Frances Gross. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 at D.O. McComb & Sons
Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road with Rev. Matt Tosten officiating.
Calling is from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011.
Burial in Highland Park
Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home.
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