SWANTON — Nancy E. (Reagan) Steinarsson, 62, a lifelong resident of the Franklin county area, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 at the Northwestern Medical Center following a long battle with many organ failures.  Her younger daughter, Amanda was at her side.

Nancy was born in St. Albans on Sept. 26, 1951, the daughter of Norman and Catherine (Westover) Reagan and attended St. Mary’s school.   She later became associated with Howard Mental Health in St. Albans and CVOEO, now Community Action, as a driver and had been a caregiver for a special needs family for over 30 years.  She was a member of the VFW, Robert Glidden Post #758 and the American Legion, Green Mountain Post #1 Auxiliaries in St. Albans.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Hafstein Steinarsson of Swanton, their two daughters and sons-in-law; Michelle and Richard St. Francis, Sr. of Highgate and Amanda Reagan and Patrick Durenleau of Swanton, one brother, Patrick Reagan of Burlington, her sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Michael Wetherby of North Clarendon, four grandchildren; Taylor Martin, Philip Katon Jr., Brandon Martin and Angel Katon, an aunt, several nieces, nephews and cousins, her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Thor and Carol Bruyette of St. Albans, Disa and Maurice Tatro of Fairfax and Daniel Bruyette of Swanton and many special friends including the Pudvah Family for whom she provided care and friendship for many years.

In addition to her parents, Nancy was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas and Michael Reagan, a special nephew, John Janoski and her in-laws, Thomas and Audur Bruyette.

Family and friends are invited to a funeral service to be held Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Avenue, Swanton. Father Maurice J. Roy will officiate.  There will be no calling hours.

Gifts in Nancy’s memory may be made to Missisquoi Valley Rescue, Inc., P.O. Box 22, Swanton, 05488.

To offer private online condolences please visit: www.kiddermemorialhome.com.