ACMi-21
Media partner

Site stats: July traffic | Cambridge Day: News >> 

Nanci Ortwein, longtime AHS Spanish teacher, dies

Marie RaduazzoOrtwein

Nanci L. (Leverone) Ortwein, of Brewster and Arlington, where she had been a veteran Spanish teacher at Arlington High School before she retired, died Sept. 9. 

The Sept. 14 Boston Globe obituary reports that she was the loving mother of Kristin Caruso and her husband, Michael, of Peabody; Kathlyn Ortwein of Yarmouth, and Michael Ortwein and his wife, Jennifer, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Cherished grandmother of Camryn, Jake and Luke Caruso, Aubrey and Teddy Fleming and Jack, Peter, Charlie and Tommy Ortwein. Sister of Lillian Peracchia and her husband, Camillo, of Rochester, N.Y.

Aunt of Luigi Peracchia and his wife, Nancy, of Strasburg, Va.; Carla Peracchia of Rochester, N.Y., and Tanya Baker and her husband, John ,of Fairport, N.Y., as well as all of her beloved cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews and Sandra Brown-Papasedero, her best friend of 65 years.

Nanci is also survived by her former spouse, Bernard M. Ortwein II, and his wife, Karen, of Estero, Fla. 

Relatives and friends are invited to visit in the DeVito Funeral Home, 1145 Mass. Ave., on Thursday, Sept. 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 17, from 9 to 11 a.m. 

A Funeral Mass is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 17, at 11:30 a.m. in St. Agnes Church and can be live-streamed by visiting cparl.org. Burial to follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in memory of Nanci to: McCarthy Care Center, 73 Service Road, East Sandwich, Mass. 02537. Please visit devitofh.com to view an online guestbook and an expanded obituary.


May 1, 2021: Olympia Dukakis, 'Moonstruck' star, AHS grad, dies at 89


 This news announcement was published Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.

Your Businesses

Latest comments

Bob Sprague Letters: Emailing Advocate & Star? Copy it here; it'll be published first
17 January 2022
Let the public know with a letter to the editor. For details, see https://www.yourarlington.com/easy...

Your People

Susan Papanek McHugh

Town rights commission cofounder dies at 66

McHugh UPDATED Aug. 4: Susan Rachel McHugh, a cofounder of the Arlington Human Rights Commission in 1993 and its first chairwoman, died in June after a brief illness at age 66. Those who worked with her remembered her immediately after her June 20 passing. The Boston Globe published her obituary…
Julian Carpenter, Berklee drummer./ Liam Garcia photo

'Tiger Wizard,' an AHS grad, drums up a future

Julian Carpenter, Berklee drummer. / Liam Garcia photo Musician Julian Carpenter, a 2019 Arlington High School grad, aims to feel the beat of the big time as he is among the performers at the Lollapalooza Festival, four days of sounds in Chicago that runs from rap to electro pop and indie to…

Housing Authority

FACEBOOK BOX: To see all images, click the PHOTOS link just below

 



Support YourArlington

An informed Arlington
keeps democracy alive
:
Why we are your news source >>

Donate Button

YourArlington is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Your contributions are tax-deductible.

Your Arts

Your Police, Fire

Your Democracy

Your Housing

Site Partners