May 24, 2018
Of Monroeville, died peacefully in her home, surrounded by family on May 24, 2018 at the age of 87. Nancy is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert M. Holman. Nancy is survived by her children Robert Lee and Terri Holman of Doylestown, PA and Mark Andrew and Sonia Holman of Alexandria, VA.; her four beautiful granddaughters Traci (Scott) Geller, Jennifer (Raymond) Zaborney, Jamie Holman, and Sarah (Alexander) Langan; and six great grandchildren, Landyn and Addison Geller, Rory and Patrick Langan, and Grace and Emma Zaborney. Nancy was born on January 22, 1931 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Wilkinsburg High School in 1949 and attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She married the love of her life Robert M. Holman on July 16, 1952. They moved to Monroeville in 1956 to the home where she would live for the rest of her life. Nancy was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh. The couple welcomed their sons and instilled in them a love of family, Pittsburgh sports, and clean dishes. Her family and wide circle of friends remember her as a strong, principled and especially fun-loving woman. She was a long-time Republican Committee Woman in Monroeville. She took great pride in her work for the campaigns of Senator John Heinz, State Senator Jim McGregor, Governor Tom Ridge and many others. She worked in Human Resources for Westinghouse for 16 years. Nancy was a long time, close friend and confidant to the late Elsie Hillman. Nancy worked for Mrs. Hillman as her executive assistant for 17 years until Hillman’s passing. Along with Mrs. Hillman, Nancy was a lifelong champion of civil rights and women’s causes. Visitation will be Friday, May 25th from 4-8 p.m.at GENE H. CORL INC. FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATION SERVICES OF MONROEVILLE, 4335 Northern Pike (412-372-2100). Her memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday, May 29th at 1:30 p.m. at Cross Roads Presbyterian Church, 2310 Haymaker Road, Monroeville. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Nancy’s life. In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted to support research at the Hillman Cancer Center. Checks can be made payable to: UPMC. UPMC Cancer Pavilion Suite 1B, 5150 Center Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232.
Of Monroeville, died peacefully in her home, surrounded by family on May 24, 2018 at the age of 87. Nancy is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert M. Holman. Nancy is survived by her children Robert Lee and Terri Holman of Doylestown,... View Obituary & Service Information
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