Nancy W (Walz) PaisleyMay 3, 1942 ~ April 8, 2017 (age 74)
Nancy W. Paisley, 74, of Portland, passed away on April 8, 2017, at the Hill
House in Bath after a long illness with Alzheimer's. She was born on May 3,
1942 in Melrose, Mass., daughter of Walter P. and Mary E. (Fenna) Walz.
She grew up in Saugus, Mass. and graduated from Saugus High School and
Burdett College in Lynn, Mass.
She worked in Boston, Mass. for many years prior to moving to Portland.
On March 15, l985 she married Arthur D. Paisley. Besides working in
secretarial positions in Portland she also became a volunteer member of the
Greater Portland Landmarks and particularly enjoyed being a docent at the'
Nancy was fun loving and she really enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was a caring and loving aunt and was always there to lend a helping
She is survived by her husband, Arthur; her brother E. Phillip Walz and his
wife Barbara of Peabody, Mass.; her sister Patricia M. (Walz) Shaw and her
husband Sidney of Bowdoinham, Maine; and five nephews, a niece, ten great
nephews and four great nieces.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at the Hill House
and hospice for their love and support throughout her journey with
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Nancy's name to the Alzheimer's Association of Maine, 383 U.S. Route 1 #2C, Scarborough, ME 04074.