Nancy (Chase) Morey

NORTH CANAAN — Nancy (Chase) Morey, 81, formerly of 30 Devine Ave., passed peacefully with her beloved daughter Sherrie by her side on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at Noble Horizons.  She was the wife of the late Arthur Morey, Jr. Nancy was born Oct. 16, 1941, in Kent,  daughter of the late Jason and Hazel (Courtney) Chase.

Nancy loved to help her family and friends.  She took this passion and made a career out of it.  She was employed for many years as a CNA at the Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in North Canaan. Nancy loved classic country music and whistling along to the songs.  She was an accomplished baker and enjoyed hosting holiday feasts for her family.  She enjoyed her soap operas, and would even record them so she wouldn’t miss an episode. She loved butterflies and collecting bells.  Nancy rooted for the Dallas Cowboys, and enjoyed Christmas shopping, but even more than that, she loved giving those gifts to her many family and friends.  Nancy was known to have the qualities of a saint.  A gift she shared with everyone.

Nancy is survived by her daughter Sherrie Heath of Canaan, and her son Jason Morey of Cornwall.  She is also survived by her step-sons: Arlen Morey of Falls Village; Wiley Morey and Travis Morey both of Sheffield, Massachusetts, and Troy Morey of Canaan; her brother Wayne Chase of Torrington and her four grandchildren Marcus, Sarah, Tristan, and Karina and her three great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Nancy’s life will be held on Sunday, March 19, at 2:00 p.m. in the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home, 118 Main St., Canaan, CT 06018.  A reception honoring Nancy’s life will be held at the VFW Couch Pipa Post 6851, 104 South Canaan Road Canaan, CT 06018 immediately following the services at the funeral home.

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