Nancy Thomas

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Nancy Thomas, 74, passed away unexpectedly December 19th, 2021.  A hard-nosed, coffee fuelled Insurance expert, she could accurately cite the value of a car, truck or boat at 100 paces or more. 

This is not an advertisement for an insurance company, but an obituary for a badass Woman, Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother who was born on November 29th, 1947 in Montreal. She leaves behind a large contingent of lovely friends and a semi functional family that she was very proud of. Nancy was the Valedictorian of the School of Hard Knocks and a Master of schooling you in how to “smarten up”. She was world-renowned for her lack of patience, not holding back her opinion and a knack for telling it like it is. She always told you the truth even if it wasn’t what you wanted to hear. With that said she was genuine and generous to a fault, a pussy cat at heart (or lion) and yet she sugar coated nothing.  Her extensive vocabulary was more than highly proficient at knowing more curse words than most people learned in a lifetime. She was a wonderful cook and loved to spoil all her babies rotten with every type of stew, soup, any form of potato as well as the occasional juicy steak.  Egg and cheese English Muffins – along with her homemade chicken soup – cured every ailment known to man. (Patent Pending)

All of her clients, friends and family loved her dearly and will never forget her tenacity, wit, charm, grace (when pertinent) and undying love and caring for them. She will be sorely missed and is survived by her brilliant and humble children: Kim and Erick Miranda (son-in-law), Geoff and Gloria Taylor (daughter-in-law) and Michael and Michelle Taylor (daughter-in-law), grandchildren: John and Myla Miranda, Kyle Taylor, Brandon Taylor, Codie and Jessica Malott, and Karissa Malott,  and great-grandchildren: Landon and Asa Miranda and Winter Malott. Nancy will also be missed by her Special Friends who are a part of her family, The Erickson Family and the Klapko Family who were always special in Nancy’s heart. 


15 Comments on “Nancy Thomas”

  1. To the Miranda and Taylor families we extend our most sincere condolences on Nancy’s passing.
    May your many memories bring you comfort now and in the days ahead. Nancy was a firecracker and will be missed.

  2. Mike and Michelle and family so sorry for your loss hold on to the memories forever thinking of u all at this sad time

  3. My sincere condolences to Nancy’s family and friends. I met Nancy when she hired me to clean her house. We became instant friends. I have many happy memories of Nancy. She was so loving and generous and such a fun gal to spend time with. I will certainly miss her a lot.

  4. Thinking of you all so sorry the hear of your mothers passing. May you find comfort in family and friends and continue to celebrate the person she was. Such a great obituary well done. Big love from the Junes

  5. Our hearts are broken for you hearing of the loss of Mikes mom. We are here fir you all if you need something. Sending our love and hugs!❤️
    Greg & Janene Medd and family

  6. We are so very sorry for all your loss she was a wonderful friend with amazing spank. Our kiddos all called her Gma ❤️ prayers love and light

  7. I met Nancy through her work at Crosslands but we kept in touch outside of work. She was the kindest person who really left her mark in my heart and I am sorry and saddened to use the news of her passing. Her honesty and genuine personality was a breath of fresh air and great source of some laughs throughout the years. My sincere condolences to her family as I know she will be missed. She talked about her grand kids all the time and we often shared hockey stories. I will miss you Nancy. ❤️

  8. I am so sorry I just heard today of Nancy’s passing my deepest sympathy to her family and friends.

  9. We will miss Nancy so much. Our condolences to the family. Nancy was an amazing person……she sincerely cared about her clients. I am going to miss our monthly phone calls or visits.

  10. Nancy took amazing care of our insurance needs for many years. We called today to update something and just heard the sad news. We send our deepest sympathy to the entire family. Hopefully she is getting everyone’s insurance updated in heaven. She was truly amazing at her job. She will be missed.

  11. I just learned of Nancy’s passing. I am so sorry for your loss. Nancy was always so kind and helpful to me. I appreciated her tenacity and directness. We had many great conversation in the 20+ years I knew her. She was incredible at her job and provided valuable advice in an industry that doesn’t always think of the client first. She certainly did. I’ll miss our chats.

  12. My deepest condolences to Nancy’s family and friends. I am truly shocked as I only learned today that she had passed away. Nancy was my constant at Crosslands for 20 years. She was the best to deal with and I am so sad I had not had the chance to connect with her before she passed. An indomitable and quick witted woman with a heart. Rest In Peace Nancy.

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