Nancy's Funeral Expenses


Hi everyone,

As you all know, we very sadly lost our beloved Nancy two weeks ago. She bravely fought as hard as she could for as long as she could and I know we all couldn't be more impressed with her strength, positivity, and resiliency throughout her journey. 

With such a substantial loss comes a lot of heartache, sadness, and a slew of other painful emotions. On top of these emotions comes the unfortunate stress of finances. I'm writing this update to ask for help in covering Nancy's funeral costs. All funds raised will be deposited into Nancy's family's account to pay off funeral expenses and more. 

Anything you can donate would be so greatly appreciated. Thank you so much to everyone who came out to celebrate Nancy's life, I know she was looking down on all of us. 


Hi all,

First and foremost, thanks so much for visiting our page. I'm creating this page on behalf of my closest family friend and my second mom, Nancy Tanck.

As most of you know, Nancy has been a friend of my parents', Marianne and Jack, for decades and decades. As I'm also sure most of you know, there's not many people out there who are kinder, sweeter, calmer, more caring, or more generous than Nancy.

Sadly, Nancy was diagnosed with colon cancer several months back. Unfortunately on top of that, we recently discovered that the cancer had spread to her lungs and liver. While the current treatment she's receiving has worked to decrease the cancer cell count in her lungs and liver,  a new treatment is now needed to focus on her colon. This new treatment is immensely expensive. These expenses have been adding up much faster than we ever thought possible. On top of the stress of medical expenses comes simply keeping afloat financially in everyday life. 

Since Nancy is getting treatment so often now, she's currently unable to continue working at Beth Israel Hospital. She's been a devoted employee there for over 25+ years and has earned nothing but respect and admiration from all of her colleagues and patients. However, with all of the medical expenses piling up daily, stress has really taken its toll.

Our goal is currently at $10,000 but truly, every penny helps. All funds generated from this account will be used to pay for costs associated with Nancy's financial situation and medical treatment as she goes through the steps, seeking to be cured of this cancer.  

ANY contributions are greatly appreciated.  We are committed to doing whatever we can to show our sincere gratitude and appreciation for your monetary support.  I know Nancy really, really appreciates it!

With all that said, thank you again for taking the time to read the above and please send some good vibes our way for our beloved Nance!
  • John DeChant 
    • $300 
    • 31 mos
  • Laurinda Michaud 
    • $100 
    • 42 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $75 
    • 42 mos
  • Terri Ennis 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Kelly L 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Kate McCarthy 
Dedham, MA
Nancy Tanck 
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