NAZARETH PA. – Nancy Vrooman Perretta, 79, passed away on Saturday, Mat 30, 2020 at the Grace Dale Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was born in Oneonta, NY, on October 17, 1940 the daughter of Harold and Beatrice (Thomas) Vrooman (deceased).
After graduating from Oneonta High School she then graduated from Keuka College in Penn Yan, NY with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and obtained a Masters Degree of Education from State University at Oneonta, NY.
Nancy taught in both the Oneonta and Cooperstown School Systems for eighteen years.
After leaving the education field, Nancy began her next endeavor in the insurance industry working for the Pennsylvania Blue Cross/ Blue shield along with several other agencies in both Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
She married Francis “ Frank” Perretta on November 17, 1962 until his death in December, 2002. They had one daughter “Helenarose “Heidi” who passed away April 20, 2020.
Nancy is survived by her sister, Joan Vrooman Mitchell, Plattsburgh, NY and brother David Neil Vrooman ( Linda ) of Amelia Island, Florida and several nieces and nephews.
She will be laid to rest at a graveside service at the Laurelwood Cemetery, Stroudsburg, Pa on Wednesday June 3rd.