Nancy Ellen Weinberg


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Newbury, MA - Nancy Weinberg, 68, of Newbury, died peacefully on Wednesday, February 13, surrounded by her family and loving friends. She leaves her son Ethan Pease and his fiancée Kate Kuznetsova of Sausalito, Calif.
Nancy was a photographer and lover of birds and nature and took many beautiful photographs of them, political events, and dogs. A wonderful cook and baker, her apple cake and thumbprint cookies are legendary, and will not be forgotten. She was a long-time member of Cantemus Chamber Chorus. A passionate political activist, she was the chair of the Newbury Democratic Town Committee and worked tirelessly on many campaigns, local and national. She was deeply involved in her community, and was one of the founding members of the Time Trade Network of Greater Newburyport. Because of her warmth and interest in people, she created many enduring friendships.
Nancy was a life-long lover of dogs and in recent years she cared for the pets of her many friends when they were away. She probably had as many dog friends as she had people friends.
The daughter of Bertha (Greenspan) and Joseph Weinberg, Nancy grew up in Swampscott. She attended The Stockbridge School in Western Massachusetts, and remained in touch with many of her schoolmates.

A service celebrating Nancy’s life will be scheduled for the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Massachusetts Audubon Society, The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research or the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Published on February 18, 2019
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Christine Loomis
May 15, 2019
My days at Stockbridge School were made more thoughtful by friendship with Nancy, always a spirit and a force. I wish her well on this journey. Christine
Linda Feldman
May 11, 2019
I haven’t seen Nancy on Facebook for a while. I tried to call her but no reply. I decided to google her and saw her obituary. I was very shocked. I am her cousin . Ethan , please call me. 310-370-2306.
Holly Baum
Mar 23, 2019
Just learned of Nancy's recent death. I met Nancy years ago when I was visiting Newburyport. I came to admire her spirit and warmth. Condolences to her family, friends and all her fellow activists. I know she will be a blessed memory to many.
Daryl Tornberg Pines
Mar 04, 2019
I’m so very saddened by our loss. I know there was a lot more Nancy would have created, shared and given had she had the opportunity. It is very good to know she passed peacefully surrounded by many she loved. My condolences to Ethan, Kate and all her loved ones.
(classmate from The Stockbridge School)
photos from 2014 Reunion
Amy Tanaka
Mar 04, 2019
I remember Nancy well, both from our Stockbridge days and the reunions thereafter. I loved her photographs of birds and nature as we were both birdies and animal lovers. I am so sorry to hear of her passing and hope that all our Stockbridge family and her family and friends can all find peace and support through our mutual love for Nancy. Amy T.
Carol Coakley
Feb 23, 2019
I remember Nancy from her work in the Democratic party and her photographs of Marisa DeFranco. A strong independent woman. She will be missed. My condolences to her friends and family.
Kevin Miller
Feb 20, 2019
Nancy and her incredible knowledge of birds and Democratic candidates will be missed. The woman was a well spring.. She taught me a lot. She was authentic and I loved her honest ways. I will miss my loyal friend. Rest well, my dear.
John OBrien
Feb 19, 2019
I will miss you my friend. Nobody fought harder then you.
Robert Amer
Feb 18, 2019
I will miss our talks and unique friendship.
There will always be a special place for Nancy in my heart.
Rosemary Decie
Feb 18, 2019
So sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. Over the summer she took care of my 3 dogs. Sending me pictures to let me know they were in good hands. My dogs and I have lost a friend.
Pamela Leavey
Feb 18, 2019
Rest in peace Nancy... I was so sad to hear you had passed. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Rosemarie Eldridge Meissner
Feb 17, 2019
“If we stand together, we will win.” -Bernie

Nancy, thank you for standing up.
Paula Estey
Feb 17, 2019
We met at so many political events and she was always always the brightest light in the room, full of engagement and positivity and earnestness. I always felt better in her presence. And I am so sad at her passing. Goddess-speed your journey Nancy.
julie pinkham
Feb 16, 2019
Meeting Nancy was one of the many pleasures of campaigning with Bernie. I’m glad I had the good fortune. Thank you
Gage and Kristin Kelly
Feb 16, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss.
Nancy Stenberg
Feb 16, 2019
We were Nancy's for Bernie and proud of it!
Steven Camara
Feb 16, 2019
R.I.P., Nancy Weinberg . . . a noble warrior for Peace & Justice!
Amy Kahn Russell
Feb 16, 2019
Sendings my deepest condolences and sympathies.