Nancy K. Casolare, 60, of Liverpool, died Friday at Iroquois Nursing Home with her sister and daughter by her side. Nancy was a native of Massena and resided in Liverpool on Hollywood Circle for 39 years. She was the daughter of the late Gus and Geraldine LaRock Hammill.
She owned and operated Nancy's Hair Designers in Mattydale for 35 years until she retired in 2003. Nancy enjoyed decorating and making her home comfortable to others. She was a communicant of St. Margaret's Church.
Nancy was predeceased by her longtime fiancé, Harold "Jay" Pearo, in 1999 and by her son, Sean Casolare, in 1975.
Surviving are her daughter: Kari Brian Greer of Cicero; two siblings: Sandy Jimmy Merrick and Tom Hammill, all of Mattydale; her two grandchildren: Jack and Marissa; a god-daughter, Barbara Mitch Motyka; and the extended family of her fiancé, Jay, including his daughter: Jessica Jonathan Morsdorf.
The family wishes to extend their thanks and gratitude to the staff at Hospice of CNY and the staff at Iroquois Nursing Home especially Amber.
Friends may call on Monday from 5-7 pm at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale with a 7 pm service following. Private burial will be in North Syracuse Cemetery. Contributions in Nancy's memory may be made to Hospice of CNY, 990 7th North St., Liverpool, NY 13088.