Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

April 24, 2014

NANCY D. WILSON [Jacksonville, Fla.]

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Nancy D. Wilson, 65, passed away recently at her home in Jacksonville.

She was born Feb. 3, 1949 in Cumberland.

She was preceded in death by her father, Robert W. Wilson; and her brother, Steve R. Wilson.

She was a 1967 graduate of Fort Hill High School and a 1970 graduate of Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. In 1973 she entered the United States Navy and later received her BSN degree from the University of San Diego in 1982. She served overseas in Korea as the single Navy nurse and she was awarded two Navy Commendation Medals at two assignments for her exceptional performance in leadership and management. Following which she worked in San Francisco as a Programs Officer and Medical Recruiter. Later in 1991 she was promoted to Commander and Head of Medical Programs at Navy Recruiting Command in Washington, DC where she was responsible for the Navy’s accession of all medical officers such as physicians, nurses, dentists, and allied health professionals for active duty. Finally she retired in 1993 after a 21 year long career.

Surviving are her mother, Norma L. (Dibert) Wilson of Cumberland; a brother, Douglas S. Wilson of Cumberland; a sister-in-law, Victoria E. Wilson of Annapolis; and numerous extended family.

According to her wishes she was cremated and the family will be having a memorial service at a later date.

Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A. (www.ScarpelliFH.com) is assisting with arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Allegany County Animal Shelter, 716 Furnace St., Cumberland, MD 21502.

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