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Nancy A. (Silk) Lawlor

January 11, 1957 ~ January 26, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old
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Nancy A. (Silk) Lawlor

Beloved wife, mother, stepmother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Nancy A. (Silk) Lawlor, 67, of Pelham, New Hampshire, passed away peacefully on Friday January 26, 2024, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was the loving wife for over 37 years of John J. “Jay” Lawlor, who survives her.

Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, January 11, 1957, the daughter of the late Burton T. and the late Winifred A. (Young) Silk, she was a communicant of St. Patrick Church in Pelham.

She attended Nashua schools and was a graduate of Nashua High School Class of 1975.

Nancy recently retired from Volt Consulting where she was a Senior Vice President working mostly out of New York City and her home.

Active in her community and her parish, Nancy was a member of St. Patrick Church Life Foundation, the Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, the Caring Cupboard in Manchester, NH, the New Hampshire Food Bank and the Hudson American Legion Auxiliary Post 48.

In addition, she enjoyed bike riding, fishing, traveling and going to the beach. However, her most cherished times were when she was with her family.

Besides her husband Jay, she is survived by her son Matthew Lawlor and his wife Kylie (Perkins) of Manchester, NH; a step-son Jeffrey Schilling and his partner Brianna Raynes and their daughter Elizabeth of Laconia, NH; three sisters Linda A. Caton of Hudson, FL,, Karen E. Silk and her partner Jean Claude Barrault of New Port Richey, FL and Wendy J. Fleming and her husband Keith of Cape Coral, FL; a brother James B. Silk and his wife Olivia of Nashua, NH; many nieces and nephews.

She was also the sister of the late Charlene M. McDonough.

Friends may call at the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME 11 NASHUA RD. in PELHAM on Wednesday January 31, 2024, from 3 to 7 P.M. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday morning at ST. PARTICK CHURCH in PELHAM at 10 o’clock. Burial in the Gibson Cemetery in Pelham. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Caring Cupboard in Manchester, NH or the Animal Rescue Network of New England. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (603) 635-3333.

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January 31, 2024

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pelham Funeral Home
11 Nashua Road
Pelham, NH 03076

Funeral Mass
February 1, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Church
12 Main Street
Pelham, New Hampshire 03076


Animal Rescue Network of New England (ARNNE)
P.O. Box 1053, Pelham, NH 03076, AL
Tel: 1-603-233-4801

Caring Cupboard of Manchester, NH
Manchester NH


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