EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

November 14, 2012

Nancy B. Fothergill, 39


Pelham, N.H. — Nancy Belinda (Rensink) Fothergill, 39, of Pelham, N.H. died unexpectedly Wednesday, November 7 at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell. She was the beloved wife of Kenneth R. Fothergill who survives her.

Nancy was born in Claremont, N.H., April 5, 1973, daughter of Roberta E. (Lane) Rensink of Andover, and the late Robert B. Rensink, She attended Andover schools, was a 1991 graduate of Andover High School and attended Northern Essex Community College.

Most recently, Nancy was employed as a Sales Associate with Target in Salem N.H. She was a past member of the Treble Chorus of New England and also actively involved with the Girl Scouts in Pelham as an assistant Girl Scout Leader. Among her many activities, Nancy loved music and singing. An avid craftsperson, she enjoyed knitting, crocheting and sewing. A talented and accomplished artist and designer, she loved to draw and make clothing and personalized crafts for her children, family and friends. When presented with adversity throughout her life she responded with confidence and courage, and was always eager and willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Though gone in body, she will live on in our hearts and thoughts forever.

Besides her husband and mother, Nancy is survived by her three loving daughters, Sarah Ann,16, Emily Elizabeth, 7. and Amanda Rose, 4, Fothergill all of Pelham, N.H.; a sister, Linda M. Keefer and her husband Ken of Westford, MA; a brother, John B. Rensink and his wife Jennifer of Stoneham; her father-in-law, William M. Fothergill Jr. of Ashland; two sisters-in-law, Carol A. Scott and her husband Wayne of Lyndeborough, N.H. and Sandra A. Warchol and her husband Walter of Northbridge; two brothers-in-law. James E. Fothergill and his wife Samantha of Virginia Beach, Va. and William R. Fothergill of Ashland; along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was also daughter-in-law of the late Florence E. (Cardinal) Fothergill.

ARRANGEMENTS: Friends may call at the Pelham Funeral Home, 11 Nashua Rd in Pelham, N.H. from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Novermber 15. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Service on Friday morning, November 16 at the New England Pentecostal Ministries in Pelham, N.H. at 11 a.m. Committal services will be private. E-condolences /directions at www.pelhamfuneralhome.com. In lieu of sending flowers, those wishing may make contributions to a bank fund established in her memory for the long term welfare and education of her children by sending a check payable to The Fothergill Childrens Fund c/o Ken Fothergill, 1 Brookview Drive Ext., Pelham, N.H. 03076. Arrangements by Funeral Directors, James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane. (603) 635-3333.