Nancy Lee Mallory

Nancy Lee Mallory – 58 – of 37 Main Street in Almond, died tragically in a fire at her home on Thursday, August 13th, 2020.

Born in Hornell on December 22nd, 1961, she was the daughter of Wayne & Marilyn “Myrt” (Recktenwald) Stuart.

Nancy grew up in Hornell & Thacherville and was a graduate of Alfred-Almond Central School, class of 1980.

Nancy’s smile and infectious laugh could brighten even the darkest days. She was always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it. She had a deep love for her friends and her family and enjoyed spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren. She was an avid Buffalo Bills, New York Mets, Bob Seger, and Dave Matthews fan. She was well-known in Almond for her beautiful flowers and hanging plants on the front porch of her home. Although her house was destroyed by the fire, her hanging plants miraculously survived. Nancy also had a deep affection for animals, especially her canine companions, Rex & Ruby and her beloved cat, Bella. She will always be remembered by everyone who loves her as one of the most giving and selfless people ever.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Wayne & Myrt; her daughter, Jennifer Feenaughty; and her sister-in-law, Pamela Stuart.

She was married on May 5, 2006 to Harrison Clair Mallory who survives. Also surviving are her son, John (Allison) Feenaughty of Arkport; her step-daughters, Ashley (Steve) Wanamaker of Brighton, NY and Lindsay (Dallas Boylan) Mallory of Ashland, OR; 3 brothers, Richard “Dick” Stuart of Almond, Thomas Stuart of Almond and Robert Stuart of Almond; her grandchildren, Max Feenaughty, Isla Feenaughty, Natalie Wanamaker and Samuel Wanamaker; several cousins, nieces & nephews.

The family of Nancy Lee Mallory will receive friends on Monday from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY, where family & friends will be required to wear masks and maintain social distancing. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

The Memorial Service for Nancy will be streamed via Facebook Live and can be viewed on the Dagon Funeral Home Facebook page on Tuesday at 11:00 AM visiting The video will remain available for viewing on our Facebook page for 30 days. 

Nancy’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to the Hornell Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Road, Hornell, NY 14843. Memorial forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home.

10 Responses to “Nancy Lee Mallory”

  1. Your bff says:

    To the moon and back…forever and ever ❤️

  2. Keith and Sally Doty says:

    So sorry for your loss, condolences to your family. Her smiling face will be missed and beautiful flower’s.

  3. Tammy Didas-Randall says:

    OH Nancy! You were a beautiful plus to the office at Covered Wagon. I will miss your wonderful personality, you made it always a better day to talk to! This is a horrible blow to so many. I was so devistated when I saw your house on the news and the after. I will miss blowing my air horn at your house going by! Rest in peace wonderful person!

  4. Marta Kinne says:

    I am sorry to hear of this terrible tragedy. May God comfort Nancy’s family and friends during their sorrow and may she rest in peace.

  5. Deb McElhenny & Kevin Johnson says:

    So sorry for your loss. Nancy was a beautiful and fun person to be around. We always enjoyed our conversations with her whenever we ran into her. Such a tragic loss. RIP

  6. Judith Ann Nixon says:

    Your beautiful smile and kind and giving nature will be missed by many. Rest in Peace, Nancy

  7. Rick Papaj and Brenda Porter says:

    What a terrible loss for you family. Our hearts and well wishes go out to you and the family.

  8. Cheryl Burdick Crotser says:

    My heart aches for the entire family. I am praying for strength and comfort for family and friends during these difficult days. Among her many qualities, the joy she brought to every occasion will be greatly missed. She had such an impact on so many.

  9. Kayla Biltucci says:

    Such a beautiful woman – I am so deeply sorry beyond words for all her family, especially for you Clair. God Bless you, God bless your Nancy and your fur babies in heaven, and God bless all your family through this difficult time, I shall keep my thoughts and prayers with you for a long long time. Much love, K

  10. Kris Hurd says:

    My prayers go out to all her family for comfort during your grief. She will be missed greatly. I wish I had been able to attend tonight but had to work. My love to all of you.