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November 5, 2012

Nancy Parsons

The Daily Star

---- — Nancy Parsons

GUILFORD — Nancy Parsons, 72, of Guilford, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at her home in Guilford.

She was born Dec. 19, 1939, in Sayre, Pa., the daughter of the late Cyreno and Doris Barrowcliff.

Nancy was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Bainbridge and the Kassel Mission Historical Society.

Nancy was a graduate of Bainbridge High School.

She married her high school sweetheart, Paul Parsons, on April 18, 1959. Paul and Nancy went on their first date when they were 15.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Harvey Barrowcliff,, and sisters, Phyllis Vanderpool and Barbara Jones. She was also predeceased by her mother- and father-in-law, Harry and Edith Parsons.

She is survived by her husband, Paul, of Guilford; children Karla Banach and husband Tim of Glenville, Paula Jolley and husband Larry of Calcium and son Ren and wife Diane of Guilford; grandchildren Patrick Banach, Nicole Banach, Challen Banach, Mary Kate Banach, Elaine Jolley, Paul Parsons, Tim Parsons and Ashley Parsons; and great-grandson McKinley McCarthy.

She is also survived by her brother, Bud Barrowcliff, and wife, Beverly, and sister Shirley Canfield and husband, Harold, and sister-in-law, Marion Barrowcliff. She is also survived by brother-in-law David Parsons, his wife, Lori, and sister-in-law Charlotte Parsons.

In addition, she is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends and family may call Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, from1 to 4 p.m. at C.H. Landers Chapel, 21 Main St. Sidney, NY.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Bainbridge at 11 a.m. with The Rev. Marilyn Sanders officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Bainbridge.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel Sidney.