Nancy S. (Bruder) Dineen, 68, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully on Thursday March 12, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
Nancy was one of three children born to Paul and Helen (Kover) Bruder, born in New Brunswick, NJ. She was raised, educated, and spent the majority of her adult life in New Jersey, before moving to Massachusetts in 2017. Nancy received her education from Middlesex College, before working at Central School in Independence, NJ and St. Mary’s School in Hackettstown, NJ, as a teacher’s aide.
In her free time, Nancy enjoyed cooking, reading, puzzles, walking, watching tennis, caring for her grandsons, playing with her dog Rosco and performing charity work.
Nancy is survived by her devoted husband of 48 years, Thomas A. Dineen; her son, Thomas A. Dineen, Jr.; her daughter-in-law, Amy Wu; her grandchildren, Nathan and Colin Dineen; her sister, Carol Garland; and her canine companion, Rosco. Nancy was predeceased by her son, Ryan Dineen, and her brother, Paul Bruder.
Her family would like to thank Nancy Ginsburg, Rona Long, and Marcia Cornett who personally carried them through the last few months of Nancy’s journey.
A funeral Mass will be held privately for Nancy and her family. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Nancy’s memory to your favorite charity - Nancy was an animal rights advocate. Please leave a note of condolence for Nancy’s family on her Memory Wall.