LAKE PLACID — Nancy Lamb Athey died on Saturday August 7, 2010 at the Edward Hines Veterans Hospital in Hines, Ill. after a year-long battle with cancer.
Nancy was born in Lake Placid on September 15, 1958 to Clarence and Anne Lamb who, at that time, resided on West Valley Road. The family moved to Lady Lake, Fla. in 1969, where Nancy lived until she and her husband moved to the Chicago area two years ago.
Nancy served three years in the U.S. Navy and was stationed at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. She remained in the U.S. Naval Reserve for several years after.
She is survived by her husband, David Athey; his parents and three brothers; a sister-in-law, Jill Athey; all of Lisle, Ill.; her brother, Bill Lamb and his wife Pamela of Waynesville, NC.; a son, John Paul McCausland of Oxford, Mass.; her aunt, Micky Miller of Lake Placid; and several Lamb and Miller cousins.
A memorial service is scheduled for Nancy at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7 at St. Agnes Cemetery in Lake Placid with the Rev. Patrick O’Reilly officiating.