Nancy J. Henry, 73, of Spring Mills, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017 at home. Born on September 30, 1943, in Bellefonte, she was the daughter of Clyde and Pearl R. (Sharpe) Ripka. She was married to Charles W. Chamberlin who preceded her in death on November 27, 1992. On April 15, 2004, she married Roy “Herk” Henry who survives at home.
She was privately employed.
Nancy is survived by her three children: Lori Chamberlin (Brandy Butler) of Pleasant Gap, Charles W. Chamberlin, Jr. of Spring Mills, Susan Marroquin (Rod Corl) of Aaronsburg, four stepchildren: Gloria Fetters (Dave) of Bellefonte, Diane Warfield Dysart (John) of Altoona, Nancy Brown of Georgia, and Stacy Ostrofsky of Munson, three grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and numerous step grandchildren and step great grandchildren. In addition to her first husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Ruth Ann Rhoades, Shirley Deal, one brother Clyde Ripka, Jr. and one step son, Carlton L. (Butch) Henry. She enjoyed playing bingo, riding horses and taking care of her cats.
There will be a public viewing held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 6-8pm at Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc., 206 N. Spring Street, Bellefonte. Services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Nancy’s memory may be made to Pets Come First at 2451 General Potter Highway, Centre Hall, PA 16828 or PAWS at 140 Trout Road, State College, PA 16801. Due to severe allergies, please no heavy perfumes or colognes at the services.
Online condolences may be made to www.wetzlerfuneralhome.com.