Nancy E. Cahill


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Newburyport - Nancy E. (Fougere) Cahill, 73, longtime resident of Crow Lane, died Thursday, June 13, 2019, in her home, following her long illness. She was the wife of the late Richard J. Cahill.
Born in Malden on December 28, 1945, she was one of three children of the late Francis and Helen (Thornton) Fougere. Nancy was raised in Essex and was a graduate of Gloucester High School. As a young woman she was employed for several years as a flight attendant for American Airlines. Married in 1970, the Cahills soon made their home and raised their family on Crow Lane. With a young family she worked for several years for the Newburyport School System and more recently she worked as a waitress in several area restaurants until her retirement.
Nancy was an avid bird watcher and enjoyed many arts and crafts. She was an active member of the Newburyport Elks B.P.O.E.
She is survived by two daughters, Tammie S. Perry and Tara Cahill; a grandson, Joshua M. Perry; and a brother, Paul Fougere; all of Newburyport; and several nephews and nieces. She was the sister of the late Thomas Fougere, formerly of Essex.
Funeral services are private, arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. To leave a condolence, please visit
Published on June 17, 2019
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Susan Marie Abramson
Jul 09, 2019
Thank you Nancy for so many happy and wonderful years of memories! Fly High with your birds dear friend.
Jun 18, 2019
Kristine Oxford
Jun 17, 2019
Nancy, you were always there for me. I love you and will miss you always. I hope the birds are beautiful up there, and that you're enjoying a cocktail. Love, Tink
Gary miles
Jun 17, 2019
sorry for you loss Tammie and Tara. your mother was a kind person that put other people needs first. she was the mother I always wanted.
Gage and Kristin Kelly
Jun 17, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss. Your Mother was a wonderful lady. She will be missed by all who knew her.