Nancy Tarkett Kanjorski, 83, formerly of South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, passed away Sunday, August 18th, 2019 in Tampa, Florida.
Born on July 1st, 1936 in Honesdale, PA, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Claire Tarkett. Nancy was Valedictorian of the graduating class on 1954 at Honesdale High School. She received her nursing degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
It was in Philadelphia where Nancy met her husband of 52 years, Attorney A. Peter Kanjorski.
Nancy and A. Peter had four children, Peter, Russell, Mark and Paul Eric.
The family lived in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania where Nancy raised the boys while her husband practiced law for the next 50 years. Nancy enjoyed playing cards, doing crafts, hosting pool parties for the family, and traveling around the country. A two-time cancer survivor, Nancy retired to Tampa in 2015 following the passing of A. Peter in 2012.
Surviving are her four sons, Peter A. Kanjorski, Riverview, FL, Russell Kanjorski and his wife, Jennifer, Chapel Hill, NC, Mark Kanjorski and his wife, Wanda, Vashon, WA, and Paul Eric Kanjorski and his wife, Shannon, Tampa, FL; eight grandchildren, Peter Alex, Katherine, Elizabeth, William, Emma, Samuel, Isabella and Sophia Elise Kanjorski; siblings, Leo, Carolyn and Claire and nieces and nephews.
A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, September 14th from 11:00 AM until noon at the chapel of St. Mary’s Cemetery, 1594 S. Main Street, Hanover Township. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America in Nancy’s memory can be made at https://alzfdn.org.