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Nancy Acara

November 28, 2022
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ACARA - Nancy
Of Tonawanda Twp., NY November 28, 2022.

Daughter of the late Thomas P. and Grace Gentile Acara; sister of Grace (late Thomas) Flaherty, late Mary Ann Acara, and late Thomas J. Acara; also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at D. LAWRENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME 3215 Delaware Ave., Kenmore Friday (December 2nd) 4:00 - 7:00 PM. All are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Andrew's R.C. Church Saturday at 9:30 AM.  Please meet at church.  Entombment Elmlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to St. Andrews Church, 1525 Sheridan Drive, Kenmore, 14217 or Covenant House 460 West 41st Street, New York City, 10036 are preferred.


Nancy was too humble to speak of all the charitable work she did. Nancy joined the Peace Corps at the age of 41 learning Swahili and teaching in Africa. She was a multi gallon blood donor and also gave to many charities, especially ones that helped the disadvantaged. Of course she believed that charity started with helping family. She received a scholarship to get her masters in chemistry at the University of Pittsburg.

For years she served as a chemistry high school teacher in The City of Buffalo. Nancy was humble and outstanding.


She had many nieces and nephews that were proud to call her aunt. Surviving her are Thomas (Cindy) Acara, Mary Grace (Late Jim) Knapp, Janet (Ron Stahura) Acara, Rosanne (Ed) Boczar, Mike Flaherty, Mary Frances Flaherty, and Matthew (Kim) Flaherty. She is also survived by great nieces and nephews, James Thomas Knapp, Kyle Knapp, Aaron Knapp, Monique Acara, Thomas Acara, Alicia Sadler, Corrine Stahura, John Stahura, and Quinn Flaherty. She will also be missed by her great great nieces and nephews Christopher Knapp, Rosa Maria Knapp, Jack Knapp, James Knapp, and Wyatt Acara.
 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 2, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
D. Lawrence Ginnane Funeral Home
3215 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217

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