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Nancy E. Leland

February 17, 1951 ~ August 31, 2020 (age 69)


On Monday, August 31st, Nancy E. Leland died at her home in East Longmeadow after a long battle with cancer at the age of 69. Nancy is survived by her loving husband Robert Leland and their dog Murphy; their children, Claire Warnock and husband Marc, Sarah Haag and husband Jonas and granddaughter Emmylou; and siblings Kathleen Judd, Kevin Barry and Neil Barry. She was preceded in death by parents Vincent and Kathleen Barry, brother Michael Barry and dog Riley. Nancy was born on February 17, 1951 in Springfield, MA. She graduated from Cathedral High in 1968 and went on to attend American International College where she graduated in 1972. Nancy married Robert in 1992. She always had a love for the beach and her family will be spreading her ashes at her favorite beach at a future date. No memorial service or funeral is planned. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Forastiere Smith Funeral Home, East Longmeadow has been entrusted with arrangements. For online condolences please visit


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