Obituary of Nancy Jane Zeman
Nancy J. Zeman (nee Radliff), 87, beloved wife of the late Kenneth Zeman of Burnt Hills, New York, died of lymphoma on August 3, 2022. Born on February 7, 1935 in Schenectady, New York, she was the daughter of the late Sanford and Irene Radliff.
Nancy attended Scotia High School, and then matriculated at Bryant College in Providence, Rhode Island. After graduation, she joined the General Electric Research Laboratory, and worked for two Nobel Prize winners, Dr. Irving Langmier and Dr. Katherine Blodgett.
Married in 1957 to Kenneth Zeman of Chicago, Illinois, s he is survived by her three children: Cynthia Zeman of Swampscott, Massachusetts, married to David S. Weaver; Mark Zeman of Camillus, New York; and Gregg Zeman of Scotia, New York, married to Patricia; and six grandchildren: Connor and Alyssa Zeman, Tiberius and Claire Weaver-Zeman, and Otto and Mary Zeman.
Nancy was very active in her community and church, serving on Altar Guild and volunteering at the BH-BL Library for many years. She loved being a stay-at-home mom, always deep in a sewing project or busy attending softball games, and was a devoted wife to Ken. She acknowledged that she was not a great cook, but she did excell at Christmas cookies. She was especially enamored of her grandchildren, always up on what their interests were and curious about their lives.
A funeral service will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 547 Saratoga Rd, Glenville, on Saturday, August 13th at 11 am, followed by a Coffee Hour in the Fellowship Hall. Burial will be at Park Cemetery in Scotia.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Black and Blue Thumb Group at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 547 Saratoga Rd,Glenville, NY 12302.
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