Cape Neddick, Maine- Nina Joanne (Ferrara) Warner, 78, passed away Thursday, November 28th, 2019 at her home with her loving family by her side. She fought a courageous battle against Pancreatic cancer. Nina was born in Boston, MA on June 29, 1941 to Theodore and Virginia (Giamanco) Ferrara. She loved growing up in the North End with her parents, brothers Salvatore and Theodore, many cherished aunts, uncles, cousins and her best friend Anna. On August 19, 1962 Nina married Samuel W. Warner and moved to Maine. They were happily married for 55 years, living on Logging Road in Cape Neddick, and raising their family. Nina was a part-time home maker and full-time princess. For Nina family and home always came first. She was proud of her famous meatballs and her Italian heritage. She loved shopping and being the life of the party. Nina treated everyone she met like family, generous and welcoming to all. She was the glue that held the family together and was truly happiest surrounded by her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by son, Steven Warner & wife Penny, of Cape Neddick, Maine; daughters Cindy (Warner) Furbish & husband Jeffrey, of Eliot, Maine and Lauren (Warner) Wilber & husband Lyle of South Berwick, Maine. She adored her six grandchildren, Lindsey & Dustin Freeman, Cody & Samantha Furbish, and Gabriel & Amelia Wilber. She leaves behind many beloved nieces and nephews and wonderful friends. She was predeceased by her husband Sam and her brother Teddy. Nina always said you will never meet another person like me, and she was right. A devoted wife, loving mother and great friend to all. She will be deeply missed.
Calling hours will be held from 4-7pm on Tuesday, Dec. 3rd in the Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home, 91 Long Sands Rd., York, Maine. A funeral Mass will be Celebrated at 11am on Wednesday, Dec. 4th in St. Christopher Church, 4 Barrell Lane, York, Maine. Burial will follow in the First Parish Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations made be made in memory of Nina to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Ste. 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 or visit pancan.org. Visit www.lucaseatonfuneralhome.com
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