- 73 years old
- Date of birth: Dec 10, 1940
- Date of passing: Oct 16, 2014
|Loving mother and grandmother, faithful wife, and a gift from God. Her memory will be with us forever.|
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Nancy Fregeau, 73, born on December 10, 1940 and passed away on October 16, 2014. We will remember her forever.
Nancy was lovingly cared for in her final days by the wonderful staff at Nathan Adelson Hospice. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you make a donation to Nathan Adelson Hospice in the name of Nancy Fregeau.
"Thought you might like to know that your butterfly is up. They placed it outside of the butterfly habitat at the Springs Preserve. I know that you were a private person, but the butterfly is beautiful, and anyone who may have known you will have an opportunity to stop by and say hi. Also, you are helping to take care of the butterfly exhibit! They have several varieties of butterflies who live in the exhibit most the year.
I think of you often and still remember quirky little things that you taught us.
Love and miss you."
"Happy Birthday Mom! Love and miss you so much. You left us with so many happy memories to remember you by. I know in my heart that you are still with us, sharing in our happy moments."
I sit here at the keyboard with a heavy heart knowing it would be our 58th wedding anniversary today. I am glad you are in a better safer place. I just miss you so much. I feel a little better knowing I have you here with me. I have come to stand in awe of all you did as I have assumed the everday chores I took for granted in our time together. I emailed the kids earlier today. You are a great-grandma, again. Josh and Crystal had a baby daughter, 9 lbs 2 oz. Both mother and daughter are doing fine.She looks like Josh, poor kid.
I'm going to try and duplicate your meatballs for the FOP Christmas party. Well, just wanted to say hi on our day. Be back before you know it."
Wow, it's been two years since you have been gone. Sometimes it seems like yesterday because the pain of losing you is so fresh. You won't believe how much has changed in the family. Everyone is eating healthier and going to the gym, even Dad is walking the mall three days a week....you would be so proud of him! Josh and Krystal had a baby boy in October last year, and they are expecting a baby girl next month! I sure wish you could be here to see your beautiful grandkids, Eagan is doing so well, he is so smart and has a sweet personality. Jason is almost a teenager, Ryan is as active as ever and Hailey is in cheerleading and is quite a little lady.
I think about you every day and I know you are watching over us, which gives me peace. I love you and I wish I could hug you, I felt your love yesterday when we got together to celebrate your life and Dad's birthday. I miss you so much!"
Its been awhile since I put my almost daily thoughts of you to pen and paper (so to speak). Tomorrow is the second year anniversary of your passing and God I miss you so much. You are not in a cold, dark place all alone, but here with me and the kids who visit frequently.
I sit quietly at times and talk to you, sometimes about nothing, but just to ramble on. I look at you in your graduation picture and if the light is right you appear to move your head and mouth as if responding and talking.
Today we held our secod memorial, just me and the kids. We had a healthy breakfast then I opened my birthday cards and gifts. Nice.
The kids brought flowers to decorate the house. Lori and I potted some new plants last weekend after the mail order ones died.
We updated your memorial so you will always be with us until the entire internet goes dark. By then you and I will be together for eternity.
The kids are fine. Rob starts a new job next week, Lori has a few more gray hairs, Tina is still the homespun girl she always was and Trish is a big help here.
Got your favorite music genre on. Yup, we have our own tastes in the arts, but thats what makes life interesting.
Oh, forgot to mention I'll be doing Turkey Day with Dick and Carolee.
I'm going now. I love and miss you and your Mona Lisa smile."
"Mom - When you went to live with God, a part of me went with you. As time has passed, I realize that you left me a part of you to help fill that void. I will embrace that and hold it dear always. I will never stop missing you and I thank you for insuring that you will always be a part of me and allowing me to pass that part of you on to JT and Cami. Love you always - Trish"
"To my big sister. Many fond memories from childhood to adults. Adventures, hugs, family gatherings, seeing your beautiful children and grandchildren grow up, your giving and loving ways, touching people with smiles and kind words. I miss you Nan and my love for you continues. Bruce"
"Happy Birthday Mom! I see you and feel your love in almost everything I do. I will say something and tell myself " I sound like my mother". I will do a task and think, Mom would do it this way. I saw a hummingbird at my feeder, I had never seen one at the feeder in the 2 years it had been there. I knew it was you saying hello. I miss you so much, the angels are so lucky to have you. I love you."
"Happy Birthday Sweetheart. You know I have never been big on words of the heart, but I have always tried to put my unspoken words into deeds of love. I saw the Doc the other day and he says my vitals are fine, so it will be a while longer until you hear my voice. Lord, please take care of this beautiful woman Nancy who you called home too early. We suffer from her loss but know that we will be reunited one day in the future."
"Happy Birthday Grandma! This year must be a special birthday being able to spend it with your mom and dad. We love you very much! We miss you down here. Have a very special birthday! Love Josh, Krystal, and your crazy great grand kids!"
"Happy birthday, Mom. I believe you are in heaven watching over us. I hope you are smiling and at peace. I'm jealous that the angels get to share your birthday with you. Today is bittersweet. I love you always and forever."
The other day I heard a quote, it said; "If life was perfect we would already be in heaven". This made me think of you and realize that a lot of reasons for missing someone can be selfish, so with that being said, See you around Grandma. I know you'll be watching and I'll be listening. I also want to say thank you for meeting your great granddaughter before you left on your new adventure. Additionally thank you for being there for me in dark and light times and helping along side with my parents the man I became today. Every time I got promoted after telling my parents I wanted to tell you and Grandpa, hoping I am living up to everyone's standards and expectations, FYI I should be getting my E-6 any day now........ Love ya Grandma"
"I was fortunate to know Nancy through her husband, Bob, a good friend and fellow author from the Wednesday Warrior Writers. Last year, the three of us were able to spend a road trip together to Simi Valley, CA, where we spent times at the Ronald Reagan Library, the LAPD Museum, and other sight-seeing locales in Southern California. I never saw Nancy without a smile on her face. A dear woman whom I will always remember. My heart aches for Bob and his family."
"I always thought of our family as a clan and grandma's kind of an elder, but not an elder for her age but for wisdom, values and ability to pass those values and morals to her children and grandchildren and even when she started to get sick she still never lost your sense of humor. I'll always miss Christmas at grandma and grandpa's, Grandmas warm hug and a peck on the cheek. As I got older I grew bored sitting in the living room while the "old people" talked, but I never, NEVER grew tired of seeing my grandma. So whenever I look up at the sky I'll think of grandma and imagine her warm hug and kiss on the cheek. I'll miss you grandma."
"I remember grandma well she was a beautiful mother just like my beautiful mother my grandma gave me greatest mom I could ask for my grandma was a great person always doing stuff for others never asking anything in returned I remember going to her house she was always offering me a cheese stick because she knew how much I ate she was always fun during hoildays making best food and showing everyone her love I remember when my parents and brother Tyler went to Death Valley with my grandparents they showed us the old historic buildings and just being there for us I had great times with you thank you so much I will always love you and have a special space for you in my heart and you will forever be missed"
"Grandma, I’m so glad you were such an important part of my life. I remember being younger during Christmas and you would let me help prepare our family dinner… you always had a way of making me feel special and grown-up. Like the times we would play board games together... I’m pretty sure you would let me win now that I think about it. You always showed an interest in my military life since you could relate and gave me the advice to just to do what made me happy. You were funny, direct, and very kind. I only hope to have those same traits. It was wonderful to have you at our wedding, and I really enjoyed dancing together and how you whispered how proud you were of me. Even though I could not always be there because of my service, you were always in my thoughts. I will miss you and will never forget how many great memories I have of you. I love you Grandma. - Stephen"
"The first time I met Nancy and Robert was at my first Weninger family Christmas party hosted at their home. I will never forget how Grandma Nancy welcomed me with an encouraging wave and offered me some wine… my kind of lady! A wedding portrait of her and Grandpa Bob captured my attention during my visit and I marveled at the black and white photo, thinking they made such a beautiful young couple. She noticed my gaze and proudly shared “I was 18 years old when we married” with a smile that said she was not afraid to follow her passions. That same determination that carried her through 56 wonderful years of marriage lasted until her final moments surrounded by her loved ones as she fought to give them all the time she could. Nancy and Bob inspire me by setting such a remarkable example of love and commitment, and I dream of spending that many happy years with their grandson, Stephen. I am so thankful she was a part of our wedding and that she officially became my grandmother-in-law. I only knew Grandma Nancy for a short while, but I knew she was a kind and courageous military wife and mother. I will cherish my memories of her forever and I will miss her smile and sense of humor always. Love, Courtney."
"Mom, I love you always and will talk with you often. You may be gone from us in body, but never in spirit. You will always be a part of me and will live on forever in all those you have touched along the way. Talk with you soon! Love, Trish"
"Some of the best memories I have about my grandma is that she makes the best banana nut bread I've ever had.
I've learned that milk at grandmas house usually came from powder and I was always scared to drink it as a kid.
I remember falling asleep to that little fiber optic light that would sparkle as I fell asleep.
There's a tub full of toys that I can remember playing with, one of which contained a Rubix cube, that even after 33 years I still haven't figured out how to complete. There's a dog puppet, and a few other toys in there that I'm sure all of us can remember playing with. That bin of toys even my kids have played with and I'm sure still exists today.
Grandma and grandpa have raised some very special people in my life including my mom, and my brother as well. You have raised them on good values, morals and have kept all of us close together.
Thank you for letting us into your heart and the best grandma and great grandma me and my kids could ever asked for. I love you!"
"Aunt Nancy, Although I had only begun to know you, you touch my heart with the way you opened your arms and welcomed us to the family. I will forever remember you as a wonderful lady. My thoughts and prayers go out to Uncle Bob and the children. God Bless"
"Nancy, You always made Ed and I feel like a part of your family. You will be missed beyond words. You will always hold a special place in our hearts. Thank you for being such a blessing to us all. To the Family our thoughts and prayers are with each one of you. We are here if you need anything. God Bless! Love Sue & Ed"
"Lord, you have given me a mountain. Nancy was the most beautiful, caring person I have ever met. Nancy was my wife, friend and lover for 56 years. We created four beautiful children in Your image. We will miss you forever my beautiful wife. Move over Nancy because I know you are seated at the right hand of God and I want to be seated next to you at our reunion.I love you now and forever."
"Where do I start, what could I say about Nancy that we all don't ready know. Everyone always has these nightmare stories about mother-in laws, but I feel that's all they were. I considered Nancy a mom, not a motherin law.
She was a very caring person, who cared about everyone around her. The values she had instilled on her children and grand children as well as her friends. I can't thank her enough for all she did for all of us . My wife Tina is a wonderful wife and mom, I feel because of her Mom, and I could not thank her enough, I am very lucky for this . Her daughter Lori, who is a wonderful sister-in-law whom I consider my sister, and I am greatful for her and how she always helps everyone. Bob I want you to know we will all always be here for you, we all love you and are very sad for your loss . We will all miss her political views on Facebook even though I may have disagreed with, but I could not wait to read. Nancy, I am so glad you came on the trip to Alaska, it is something we will never forget. I know this may seem all over the place, but I felt I needed to say this because of how much you were loved, and I will miss you. Love, Tom"
"Nancy, you were always such a sweet lady. Always taking everything in stride, a great sister and friend, wonderful mother and wife and an inspiration to your whole family. You will be sorely missed. Rest in peace. Love, prayers and hugs to you Bob, Rob, Lori, Tina and Trish and families."
"Grandma, there are so many memories that I have of you I will carry with me forever. You have inspired, loved and taught us the value of family, and love to all of us. Your love and marriage is an inspiration to me and Krystal and I admire that dearly. I will always keep you close to my heart. God has received another angel to watch over all of us. We love you always grandma! Love. Josh, Krystal, Jason Hailey, and Ryan"
"Mom, you were the best mother anyone could ever ask for. Your guidance and Love helped me raise my boys to be loving responsible and respectable men. There will always be a piece of my heart with you. No more pain, only love and happiness await you as you go home to your Mom and Dad. I Love you so much."
"I will carry you in my heart forever. I know that you'll be watching over us. I can't thank you enough for always being there for me and the boys. You will always be my mentor and my role model. Love you forever. Miss you always."