Nancy Joyce Smith Quick
Born Friday, June 13, 1941 in Kingston, New York to Earl S. Smith and Clara Cook. Nancy was the 2nd of three children, Donald Earl Smith, who passed in Carrollton, Georgia in 2012, and Douglas Smith who presently resides in Golden Hills Nursing Home in Kingston, New York.
Nancy married her High School Sweetheart, Leonard Quick Sr., in Pensacola, Florida on September 28, 1959. They have three children, Tina R. Quick Mahmood, and her fiancé Stephen Jones of Napanoch, New York, Kim Veronica Quick of Loch Sheldrake, New York and Leonard Quick Jr. and his wife Christina of Ulster Heights, New York. Nancy also has five grandchildren, Ashlee Dupont, Danielle Persell, Herbert Persell, Victoria Quick and Gabrielle Quick. Her step grandson, Luis Gajate. Nancy has four great grandchildren, Mackenzie Dupont, Aurora Dupont, Christopher Dupont (CJ) and Gracie Mae.
She joined the church in 1969 and attended the Washington D.C. Temple in 1971, where she received the Ordinances performed there in. Nancy was very active in “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She has held the positions of “Relief Society President” in her branch. She has also held the position of 1st and 2nd Counselor in the Relief Society and Lecanto Florida Ward. She was also called as a Temple Worker in the Orlando, Florida Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where she served as a Temple Volunteer. She also served in the Manhattan Temple.
Nancy retired from the Ellenville School District in June of 1996. She applied for and was accepted as one of the cast members for the “Hill Cumorah Pageant” held in Palmyra, New York each year. Opening night, she played before a crowd of over 15,000 people.
She was active in the Ellenville Ladies Auxiliary for the Pioneer Engine Company #1 from 1963 until 1969.
She was Active in the Girl Scout “Cookie Drive” in the mid-1960’s.
One of Nancy’s favorite pastimes was crocheting. She has made everything from a 5-foot Grand Father clock to sweaters for the children and doilies. Within the past couple of weeks, she had just finished a pillow for the youngest great grandchild CJ.
Nancy passed on September 26, 2022 just two days short of their 63rd anniversary. She will be sorely missed by all her family and friends.
Visiting will be held at Loucks Funeral Home on Thursday, September 29th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. A funeral service to celebrate Nancy’s life is scheduled for 12:00 pm on Friday, September 30th at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Ulster Heights Methodist Cemetery.