Obituary of Nancy Janet Hughes
It is with great sadness that her family announce Nancy’s passing at the Nipissing Serenity Hospice, on Monday, May 23rd, 2022. She will be sadly missed by her siblings Susan Hughes (Bill Mackewn) and Jim Hughes (Toni). Nancy was the loving aunt to Jesse (Carly), Leah (Brian), Michaela and great aunt to Mason and Levy. Nancy was an accomplished pianist and will be remembered by many for how she shared her gift with others.
Nancy received her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto and has an ARCT both in Teaching and Performance. Nancy has taught piano for about 40 years to students of all levels including the “Music for Young Children” program and the music-based pre-school program, “Little Fiddles”.
Nancy was an accompanist, an examiner for the Royal Conservatory of Music and played double bass in the North Bay Symphony Orchestra.
Nancy was also a member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association for over 24 years and has held executive positions at both the branch and provincial levels.
“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Martyn Funeral Home on June 13, 2022 from 1:00 until 3:00 PM. Cremation has taken place and her ashes will be interred in the Pioneer Cemetery in New Liskeard.
If desired, donations to: the Nipissing Serenity Hospice (https://nipissingserenityhospice.ca/donate/) or The Ayn Rand Institute (https://ari.aynrand.org/donate/) or The Ovarian Cancer Canada (https://ovariancanada.org/Get-Involved/Donate) would be appreciated by her family.
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