Nancy Elizabeth Massey of Seaford passed away peacefully at home after a long illness on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. She was born on Dec. 8, 1943 in Salisbury, daughter of the late Linwood M. and Willie (O’Day) Hearn.

Mrs. Massey built a lifelong career in banking in customer service. She was a voracious reader, who also loved to crochet and attend church groups. Above all, Mrs. Massey cherished time spent with those she held most dear. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Massey was preceded in death by her grandparents and great-grandparents. She is survived by her grateful children: Donna Lynn Massey and Christopher Wayne Massey (Sue); her beloved grandchildren: Shannon Elizabeth Patterson, Taylor Danielle Massey, and Zachary Scott Nagle (Sarah); her great-grandchildren: Raleigh Elizabeth Patterson, Autumn Nicole Patterson, Corbin Ellis James Alberti, Londyn Marie Nagle, and Kylee Lynn Nagle; her sister, Barbara Ann Hearn; and many loving friends.

Services are private. Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Yates Funeral Home & Crematorium, Seaford, a Parsell Family Funeral Home.

Please visit Mrs. Massey’s Life Memorial page and sign her online guestbook located at