July 12, 1935 – Dec. 25, 2015
Nancy A. Albanese of Buffalo, a report technician for the Buffalo Police Department, died Friday in Elderwood at Lancaster. She was 80.
Born in Buffalo, the former Nancy Fanti was a graduate of South Park High School and Erie Community College, where she earned an associate’s degree in secretarial science. She retired in 2000 after working several years as a report technician for the Buffalo Police Department.
Mrs. Albanese prided herself on her skills as an old-fashioned Italian cook, making homemade breads, pasta and sauce. She enjoyed traveling, crafting ceramics and collecting bells and angels.
Her husband of 56 years, Vincent, died in 2011.
Survivors include four daughters, Debra Angierski, Susan Panko, Carol Cavaretta and Lisa Herkelmann; a son, Michael; a brother, Carl Fanti; a sister, Jean Pastwick; and seven grandchildren.
A Mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Victory Basilica, 767 Ridge Road, Lackawanna.