Nancy Elsemore

Obituary of Nancy Elizabeth (Richards) Elsemore

Greenville – Nancy Elizabeth (Richards) Elsemore, 89, passed away peacefully May 10, 2023, at Northern Light CA Dean Hospital, Greenville. She was born January 1, 1934, in Greenville, the daughter of James D. and Violet L. (Mayo) Richards. Nancy and her husband owned and operated the L&L Shop and Porter’s Garage in Greenville for many years. She was strong in her faith and a lifetime member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Greenville, where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and funeral coordinator. Nancy volunteered often for different organizations and was particularly fond of her time serving Pine Tree Hospice and the Women’s Club, which assisted with children’s immunizations. She enjoyed the outdoors, kayaking, gardening, journaling, and most importantly, spending time with her family. Nancy is survived by her daughter, Janice Lavigne; dear companion, Dan Hughes; brother, James Richards and wife, Ruth; six grandchildren, Richard Elsemore Jr. and his wife, Stephanie, Meuriella Hall and husband, Jim, Jerry Elsemore and his significant other, Jessica, Ashley Nelson and husband, Eric, Tasha Duval and husband, Jason, and Sarah Lavigne; daughters-in-law, Marlene Peat and Karen Cole; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Elsemore Sr.; three sons, Richard “Big Rock” Elsemore Sr., Robert Elsemore Jr., and Dana Elsemore; brother, Jerome Richards; son-in-law, Dennis Lavigne; and grandson, Anthony Lavigne. The family wishes to thank Northern Light CA Dean and the Holy Family Catholic Church family for all their care, love, and support of Nancy. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10AM Saturday, May 20, 2023, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Greenville. Burial will follow at the family lot in the Greenville Cemetery. After the burial a reception will be back at the church for family and friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Family Catholic Church, P.O. Box 457, Greenville, ME 04441. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Saturday, May 20, 2023
Holy Family Catholic Church
145 Pritham Ave.
Greenville, Maine, United States
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