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Dr. Nancy Z. Nelson

  • On June 9, 2023

Dr. Nancy Z. Nelson, age 88, of Mt. Lebanon, passed away suddenly on June 9, 2023.

Born on January 26, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Elizabeth Zebraskey.

Loving sister of Daniel S. Zebraskey and the late Janice Z. Fullerton; dear aunt of Scott G. (Sheri) Fullerton, Dawn E. Yoder (Rick DerVanik) and Jonathan Zebraskey; and great aunt of Sarah (Adam) Bromley, Zachary Fullerton (Zach Passalacqua), Andrew Fullerton (Maddie Scheidler), Evan Yoder and Nathan Yoder.

She is preceeded in death by her loving dog, Zoey.

Nancy was a Phipps Master Gardener and Pittsburgh Symphony ticket holder for over 50 years. She was proud to be the Provost Vice President of California University of Pennsylvania and Vice Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

A Christian Service will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 10 am at Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church, 975 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15228. Entombment will follow at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to University of Pittsburgh College of Education.

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Scott, I am so sorry for your loss. She is at peace and back with Zoey again. Sending love and prayers to your family.
Gary and Barbie Balint
To Nancy's loving family. We give our sympathies to you all on the passing of Nancy. She was an incrediable lady and very kind. We loved receiving Christmas cards from her pets to our pets. May she sing with the angels and enjoy her heavenly home. With love always, Gary and Barbie Balint
Frank W. Balint
Nancy was one of the last of the Balint cousins I was able to keep in contact with. We would see each other at the Galleria at various restaurants or at the St. Clair Out Patient offices or we would occasionally exchange phone calls to catch up and always exchange Christmas cards... Joan and I will miss Nancy and Zoey. Love her dearly. Frank W. Balint, son of Frank J. Balint