Nancy R. Towers, 78

Nancy R. Towers, of Seaford passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at Genesis Lifecare at Lofland Park in Seaford, Delaware.  She was born on Aug. 3, 1941 in Greenbelt, Maryland, daughter of the late Harry and Dorothy (Bollinger) Rhodes.

Mrs. Towers was a woman of many interests and talents. She enjoyed gardening, working in her yard, and anything that allowed her time outdoors, taking in sunshine. Mrs. Towers found great joy in her most relished role as matriarch. Loving, hard-working, and loyal, she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, who cherished every moment spent with her family and friends. She was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Mrs. Towers is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Stanley Towers of Seaford, DE;  her daughter, Angela Dattilo (Bryan) of Laurel, DE;  her sons:  Robert Towers (Lana) of Millsboro, DE and Stanley Towers (Dawn) of Seaford, DE;  her grandchildren:  Sadie Burton (Jantzen) of Laurel, DE, Jacob Dattilo (Holly) of Gumboro, DE, Shelby Towers of Millsboro, DE, Amber Towers of Millsboro, DE, and Andrea Towers of Abington, MD;  and her great-grandchildren: Logan Burton of Laurel, DE, Aubrey Burton of Laurel, DE, and Colt Dattilo of Gumboro, DE.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Watson-Yates Funeral Home, a member of the Parsell Funeral Family, 609 East King Street, Seaford, where friends may call beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will follow the services at Delaware Veterans Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Mrs. Towers’ memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105, or

Please visit Mrs. Towers’ Life Memorial Webpage and sign her online guestbook at

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