1928 – 2016

BANGOR — Nancy Walker Driscoll, 87, died peacefully in the early-morning hours of Wednesday, March 2, in Bangor.

She was born in Portsmouth, N.H., May 14, 1928, the daughter of Marianna (Scammon) Walker and Charles Howard Walker. Nancy graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1946, Nasson College in 1948, and Wheelock College in 1952.

She was married to the late Col. Timothy James Driscoll Jr., M.D., on Aug. 29, 1953, in Portsmouth, N.H.

After rearing their children in Portsmouth, N.H., Nancy and Tim spent several years with the U.S. Air Force, before retiring and enjoying the warm climate, family and friends, and playing golf in Citrus Hills, Hernando, Fla., for more than 20 years. Nancy moved to Bangor in 2010 and lived at Winterberry Heights.

Throughout her life, Nancy had many friends across the country and cared deeply about her lifelong friendships. She loved family gatherings and cooked for family, friends and neighbors.

She was a thoughtful hostess who welcomed all into her home. Nancy also enjoyed church activities, sports, choral music, card groups, and avidly supporting her children’s interests. She will be remembered as a most loving mother and grandmother, and for her kindness to others.

She is survived by her children, Ellen Hunter and her husband, Alan, Timothy Driscoll and his wife, MaryAnn, Stephen J. Driscoll, and William Driscoll and his wife, Shellie; her grandchildren, Kristen Hunter, Matthew Hunter, Stephen T. Driscoll, Daniel Driscoll and Samuel Driscoll; her sister-in-law, Frances Kazura and her husband, Joseph; her brother-in-law, David Staples; and many nieces and nephews.

Nancy is predeceased by her parents; sister, Ruth Hainsworth and husband, John; sister, Jane Swallow and husband, Lawrence; twin sister, Elizabeth Staples; and her brother, Charles Edward Walker.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.

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