Nancy J. Daniels, 77, of Milfored, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010.


Nancy J. Daniels, 77, of Milford, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, at Milford Memorial Hospital.

Born in Crisfield, Md., Mrs. Daniels was the daughter of Emma Horner Daugherty and the late Charles Daugherty.

She worked as a bookkeeper at Hammond Cadillac in Milford for several years. Prior to that she worked as the office manager in City Hall for the city of Milford for 37 years. She also worked part time as a bookkeeper at Yankee Clipper for more than 25 years until December 2009.

Mrs. Daniels loved to bowl, and was involved in with several leagues and received many accolades. She was a member and sat on the board of directors for the Lower Delaware Women’s Bowling Association from 1978 to her death and had the distinction of being inducted into the organization’s hall of fame in 1996. She also had the privilege of being inducted into the Delaware State Hall of Fame for Women Bowlers.

She was a member of the Chesapeake Travel League for many years where she served as secretary and was currently serving as treasurer.

Mrs. Daniels also was an avid Bingo player and a great collector of Hallmark Ornaments, Beanie Babies, Hummel’s, hand-carved ducks and Longaberger baskets. She loved eating seafood, especially steamed crabs.

Milford was her home for the last 47 years, but Crisfield, Md., would remain her true home.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Emma Jean Gerald.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 47 years, William N. Daniels; a sister, Charlene Kelley and her husband Don of Crisfield; a brother-in-law, Phil Gerald of Crisfield; two godchildren, Myria and Joshua Abraham of Milford; a special cousin, Charlotte Davis of Milford; a special friend, Michael Woikoski of Felton; and numerous family members.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to Tawes Nursing Home Activities Fund, 201 Hall Highway, Crisfield, MD 21817.