Obituary of Nancy Ruth Finley
NANCY R. FINLEY, 87, passed away April 10, 2023 at her residence in Vassalboro. She was born in Waterville on September 29, 1935, the daughter of Donald and Evelyn Steeves Osborne. She was educated in the school systems of Guilford, Maine graduating in 1954. In 1957 she married Richard Finley from Monson. Nancy moved to Virginia and later West Virginia after graduation accompanying her husband, Dick, as he went to work for the U.S. Forest Service.
She returned from West Virginia in 1967 moving into a residence in Monson where she lived with husband, Dick, until 1970. Then they moved to Winslow, Maine and lived there until 1973 when they bought a house in East Vassalboro and lived there the rest of her life. Nancy and Dick were avid snowmobilers in their later years, racking up some 5000-6000 miles or so each year.
Nancy was predeceased by her husband, Richard W. Finley. She was one of six children - three boys and three girls. She is survived by her son Michael of N. Vassalboro and one brother, Rick Osborne and family in Pennsylvania. She was the beloved secretary at Carl B. Lord School in N. Vassalboro in the 70s and was a Hospice volunteer.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Memories and condolences may be shared on her tribute wall.