ASHLAND — Barbara A. Nommay, 80, a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010.
She was born Feb. 14, 1930, to the late Leroy Walcott and Maybel (nee Kisamore) Martin in Newark. Barb was a 1947 graduate of Danville High School. Following her graduation, she attended nurse’s training at Mount Carmel School of Nursing in Columbus. Barb graduated with a bachelor’s degree as a Registered Nurse in 1952. She married the love of her life, William August Nommay on June 6, 1953. The couple relocated to Ashland in 1961 from Hot Springs, Ark. Barb was a devoted member of St. Edward’s Catholic Church and was very active in the Hunger Center at the church.
She is survived by three daughters, Mary Ann Nommay, Diane (Keith) Campbell and Judy Glenn, all of Ashland; two sons, Steve (Marianne) Nommay of Loudonville and William (Bip) Nommay Jr. of Ashland; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one brother, William Bruce Martin of Dayton.
In addition to her parents, Barb was preceded in death by her husband who passed away Feb. 21, 2003; one son, Thomas Martin Nommay, who passed away July 27, 2008; and one brother, Vernon Martin.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. in St. Edward’s Catholic Church, 501 Cottage St., Ashland, with the Rev. Father Rodney A. Kreidler officiating. Interment will be in the Ashland County Memorial Park. Friends may call Thursday, Dec. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Denbow-Primm-Kemery Funeral Home, 313 Center St., Ashland.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, OH 44805; or to St. Edward’s Catholic Church, 501 Cottage St., Ashland, OH 44805.
For those who may not be able to attend, online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at www.dpkfh.com. Denbow-Primm-Kemery Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle the arrangements.