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Nancy A. (Wagner) Fissel

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Nancy A. (Wagner) Fissel, 88, of York, passed away peacefully at ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation (York South), on Thursday, August 4th. Mrs. Fissel was born in Mt. Wolf on October 23, 1933 and was the daughter of the late Wilbert and Florence (Eckenrode) Wagner. Nancy worked for York Hospital in the laundry department for more than 20 years. She also did private home cleaning. She loved birds and animals, especially owls, which she was a collector of. She enjoyed gospel music and at one time sang in the church choir. Nancy loved being with her family. During the holidays, she looked forward to cooking the meal for her large family and spending time with them. She had a care givers heart, and would welcome anyone into her home, be a family member or complete stranger. She will be deeply missed by those who knew her. She is survived by her children, Peggy Ilgentfritz and her husband Herb, Janet Byorick and her husband Jim, Cindy McKinsey, Gary Fissel and his wife Susan and Eva Beckman. She is also survived by a combination of 53 grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; as well as two sisters, Joan Barnhill and Ruth Becker; daughter in law, Sheila Cain, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Steve Fissel; four sisters; two brothers and a son in law, Ben McKinsey. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, August 9 from 10:00 AM-Noon, at The Austin H. Eberly Funeral Home, Inc., 104 W. Main St., Dallastown. A funeral service to honor Nancy’s life will follow the viewing and will begin at Noon, with Major Bessie Babbitt officiating. Cremation will follow the funeral service, with a private burial by the family to be held at Susquehanna Memorial Gardens at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the York County SPCA, 3159 N Susquehanna Trail, York, PA 17406. To share condolences please visit

Posted online on August 05, 2022

Published in York Daily Record, York Dispatch