Obituary for Nina Healy (Provencher)
Nina P. (Provencher) Healy, 86, of Shrewsbury died December 30, 2017 in UMASS Memorial Hospital University Campus.
She was born in Concord, New Hampshire daughter of the late Albert and Florence (Bean) Provencher. She graduated from Hopkinton High School and later studied fashion design at the Jackson Von Ladau School of Design in Boston.
Nina was a stay at home mom for many years, a deed that she loved. She was an extraordinary craftsperson with her sewing and basket weaving. She loved gardening, bird watching and taking “mystery rides” with her beloved husband, Ted.
Nina’s husband Edward M. Healy died in 2017. She leaves her three children, Christopher M. Healy of Shrewsbury, Geoffrey E. Healy and his wife Kathy of Maryland and Marianne H. Feroce and her husband Jonathan of Shelton, CT, three grandchildren, Georgia, Lily and Henry Feroce and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four sisters, Katherine Lawson, Eveline Houston, Doris Merrill and Marion Packard.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Nina’s family on Monday January 8, 2018 from 4-7 pm in the BRITTON-SHREWSBURY FUNERAL HOME, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury. Her funeral will be on Tuesday January 9, 2018 from the funeral home with a funeral Mass celebrated at 1:00 pm in Saint Mary’s Church, 640 Main Street, Shrewsbury. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: Mass Audubon at https://www.massaudubon.org .