December 12, 2017

Nancy (Rose) Stewart

Died Nov. 18, 2017

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Nancy (Rose) Stewart, 78, of Mio passed away at the Villa at Rose City on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017.

Nancy was born in Pontiac on May 29, 1939, to Percy and Ruth Rose and was raised in Goodrich. She graduated from Waterford High School and then went on to Central Michigan College, where she graduated with honors. She was a physical education teacher and also taught English at Lake Shore High School in St. Clair Shores. Nancy married Will Stewart and moved to Mio in 1965. She loved to bowl and served as president of the Michigan Women’s Bowling Association for 14 years. Nancy was a partner in business with Bette Hardy. They opened the first pizza shop in Mio, and called it The Pizza Oven. They also shared a seasonal wreath business for several years. Nancy and Bette later operated Flyin’ R Pizza in the basement of the Sky Ranch. These were all fun and wonderful years. Nancy was also known for her talent in the upholstery business, which she operated until she became ill. She enjoyed bingo, casinos, and spending time with her family. She was a wonderful friend to many.

Nancy is survived by her sister, Patricia Hoffman; her brother, James Rose; and her dear friend, Bette Hardy.

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, with Mr. Ron Thomey officiating.

These arrangements were handled by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.

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