Nancy Jean (Golbach) Dukes

October 16, 1948 ~ May 16, 2018 (age 69)

Beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend. Talented and dedicated nurse who impacted thousands of lives over an amazing 45-year career. Unstoppable knitter and talented crocheter, she shared her skills with family and friends, and donated hundreds of baby blankets, scarves and pairs of mittens to local charities over the years.

Predeceased by her parents, Wener and Jeanette Golbach; brothers, Wener "Skip" and Philip "PJ" Golbach. She is survived by her children, Barbara (Paul Harvey) Pierce, William J. Dukes, Jr., Michael (Nicole) Dukes, David (Melissa) Dukes, and Kathleen Dukes; grandchildren, Miles, Neil Ian, William and Gabriel Pierce, and Christian and Madison Leto; sister, JoAnne Huxley; many nieces and nephews. 

 Friends may call Friday, May 18 from 4-6 PM at the funeral home (495 N. Winton Rd.). Services and interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to UR Medicine Home Care, 2180 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580. To share a memory of Nancy or send a condolence to the family, visit

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