Nancy Anne McCloskey

July 26, 1940 - October 18, 2021

Nancy Anne McCloskey, 81, a resident of Lee County, FL since 1988, formerly of Warren, MI, passed away Monday, October 18, 2021 in Cape Coral, FL. She was born July 26, 1940 in Detroit, MI to Norman and Ann McGinnis, now deceased.

Nancy was of the Christian faith. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family and friends and Michigan summers at the family cottage.  She enjoyed researching her family history and sharing the knowledge through stories and pictures.  She also loved playing board games, reading, drawing, painting, crocheting, crafting, and doing jigsaw puzzles.  Nancy would dedicate her spare time volunteering at All Souls Episcopal Thrift Store.  She also enjoyed the comfort of her cat, Cooper, who her family fondly refers to as “the devil cat”.    Nancy was also an avid bell collector with a collection totaling over 400.  Wherever she went she could not resist buying one.  If you would like a bell as a keepsake, please contact the family. 

She is survived by six loving children, Teresa LaFord of Shelby Township, MI, Robert Pavlik of Tooele, UT, Larry Pavlik (Ivana) of Romeo, MI, Sharon Dustin (John) of Loudon, TN, Susan Poole (Robert) of Colonie, NY, and Richard McCloskey of Cape Coral; sister, Ann Capehart (Jim) of Gregory, MI; niece, Lisa Sunday (John) of Utica, MI; 14 grandchildren, Nicole LaFord, Christina Beattie (Adam), Sarah McNally(Kevin) , Christopher Paradis, Amanda Paradis, AJ Poole (Kelsey), Nicholas Poole, Ryan Poole, Lauren Davies (Nick), Robbie Poole, Taylor Mayack, Aubree McCloskey, Dylan McCloskey, and Joshua McCloskey; as well as seven great grandchildren, Myles DeJesus, Kayla DeJesus, Logan McNally, Jameson McNally, Murphy McNally, Elizabeth Luther, Amayah McCloskey.

Nancy was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John McCloskey in 2015; a son, David McCloskey in 2010; as well as a sister, Kathy Miramonti.

The family will be having a private Memorial.  

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions in memory of Nancy Anne McCloskey are suggested to Hope Hospice, 9470 Healthpark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908 or your local animal shelter or animal rescue.  

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Jeanne Nelle Oct 21, 2021 at 6:59 pm

    What a great picture of her! Hugs for your family Sharon. She was a great person and was very welcomed to heaven. RIP Nancy.

  2. Janet Golochowicz Oct 21, 2021 at 7:08 pm

    What a beautiful legacy she left – a large and loving family. So very sorry for your loss. She was a devoted mom & grandmother. Sending love & hugs to all of you. ❤️❤️❤️

  3. Norcie Blackburn Oct 21, 2021 at 7:33 pm

    We met Nancy through her sister, Ann Capeheart.
    She was a special lady and it was a pleasure to spend time with her.
    RIP Nancy. We love you!
    Troy and Norcie Blackburn
    Prestonsburg, Ky

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