Nancy Broderick

Nancy A. (Cumiskey) Broderick, a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, passed away at Stamford Hospital on the morning of July 24, 2023 with her family by her side. A lifelong resident of Stamford, Nancy was born on September 13, 1931, and was one of three children born to the late Francis and Julia (Lake) Cumiskey. She was 91 years old at the time of her passing.

Nancy was a graduate of Stamford High School class of 1949. She was employed by the US Postal Service for 30 years, where she made many good friends. Nancy enjoyed any and all time spent with her family and friends, especially cheering on her New York Mets and Dallas Cowboys. Nancy was very proud of her Irish heritage and loved all things Irish.

Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Broderick in 1977. Nancy is survived by her children Lori Broderick, Kathy Joyce and husband Timothy, Patricia Broderick and John Broderick and wife Kathryn; her grandchildren Terrance Joyce and wife Courtney, Kelly Behm and husband Kelley, Maggie Joyce, and Connor and Ryan Broderick; and beloved great grandchildren Rowen Behm and Matthew Joyce. Nancy is also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband Nancy is predeceased by her siblings John F. Cumiskey and Shirley Stevenson, sister-in-law Marilyn Cumiskey and brother-in-law Nick Stevenson.

Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford, CT, TODAY, Thursday, July 27, 2023, from 4:00PM to 7:00PM. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, July 28th at 10:00 AM at The Basilica of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, 279 Atlantic St., Stamford, CT 06901. The interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Nancy’s may be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation

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