Nancy J. Abbink

Nancy J. Abbink CANANDAIGUA - After a 10-year battle with cancer, Nancy, 68, triumphed over her enemy as she entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior on October 7, 2013. "O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? But thanks be to God who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ." She was a faithfull servant, loving mother and cherished friend. Nancy graduated from Phelps Central High School in 1963. She received a bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, in English from Houghton College in 1967 and taught junior and senior high school English in Victor and Central Square, New York. An active member of LifeSpring Community Church in Canandaigua, Nancy taught Sunday school, daily vacation Bible school and the Wednesday evening children's Awana ministry. Nancy also served selflessly within the church by cleaning and grounds keeping. She was predeceased by her parents, Russell and Catherine Facer of Newark. Nancy is survived by her husband, Henry; daughters, Amy, Emily and Stephanie (Scott) Lasal; granddaughter, Dakota Abbink; sisters, Marcia (John) Gifford and Susan Facer-Kreidler (Mark Kreidler); brother, David Facer; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Thursday, October 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Fuller Funeral Home, 190 Buffalo St., Canandaigua. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 10, at 6:30 p.m. at LifeSpring Community Church, 5026 North Road Canandaigua. Donations in Nancy's memory can be made to LifeSpring Community Church; or The House of John, 14 Spring St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432. The family wishes to thank the kind and caring staff at Sands Cancer Center, with a special thank you to Nancy's "girls at the nurses station." To share a memory or express condolences online please visit

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