Nancy H. Hodes of Worcester, died Nov. 21 at UMass Memorial Medical Center after a battle with cancer. She was the wife of Donald A Hodes. Born in Boston, she graduated from Newton High School and The University of Bridgeport with a BS in Education. She taught in the Paxton public schools, and was the assistant comptroller at Worcester Magazine and comptroller for Don Hodes Advertising and Marketing Company. She was a past dean of the Boston Weavers’ Guild and was an accomplished weaver. She was active in many civic and philanthropic organizations including the Jewish Healthcare Center and Eisenberg Assisted Living.  She was a member of Congregation Beth Israel and the Hudson Hoagland Foundation for Biomedical Research.  Together with her husband, she was a top fundraiser for UMass Cancer Walk for many years. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Karen Turk and her husband, Jeffrey, of Charlotte, N.C., Adam Hodes and his wife, Lisa, of Westport, Conn., and Jennifer Reich and her husband, Benjamin, of River Vale, N.J.; seven grandchildren, Emily and Diana Turk, Gillian, Lauren and Matthew Hodes, and Samuel and Mollie Reich; and a sister, Carol Woolf of Worcester. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish Healthcare Center, 629 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609 or Congregation Beth Israel, 15 Jamesbury Dr., Worcester, MA 01609. RICHARD PERLMAN OF MILES FUNERAL HOME OF HOLDEN.


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