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Nancy Jane Daves
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Nancy Jane (Gosstyla) Daves of Delmar, NY died September 29, 2017 after a brief illness.  Born January 30, 1945 she was the daughter of the late Frank and Jane Gosstyla of Delmar.  Survived by son, Kenneth Daves (Susan) of Delmar, daughter, Laurie Daves of Albany.  Also by long time partner Joseph Steffens, his daughters Diane Steffens Garforth (Brian), Georgette Steffens Altimari (Nathan).  Grandmother of Tyler Daves, Benjamin Daves, Luke Daves.  Known as Grandma  Nancy to Kristen Melendez, Riley Altimari and Reagan Altimari.

Nancy was a graduate of Bethlehem Central High School 1963, SUNY Plattsburgh 1967 and Russell Sage College.  She was a long time RN/School Nurse Teacher at Bethlehem High School and Nurse at Helderberg Workshop, weekend Test Supervisor for the NYS Department of Civil Service.  As a retired person, she attended Schenectady Community College for Travel and Tourism, participated in the Disney Internship Program and worked for the Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau at the Albany Airiport.  She was a lifelong member of the Delmar Reformed Church, and served as consistory member, deacon and in the choir for many years.  She enjoyed travel, gardening and reading.  She was a kind and generous soul who touched many lives in a positive way.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bethlehem Community Fund., P.O. Box 341, Delmar, NY 12054.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday, 4-6:00 pm.  Funeral service following at 6:00 pm.  Interment Bethlehem Cemetery.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 3:45 PM

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