October 2, 1952 ~ October 16, 2013
Nancy A. 'Nan' Lorette, age 61 of Carthage died Wednesday (October 16, 2013) at her home.
A memorial service will be 2:00 PM Saturday at Red Branch Baptist Church.
A native of Burnt Hills, NY she was daughter of the late Robert Leroy and Philomena Mazzucco Weidman. Nan graduated from the The College at Brockport State University of New York in 1976 where she received her BS in Nursing. Before moving to North Carolina she worked as a nurse in Pennsylvania and Florida. In 1983 she went to work with what was then Moore Memorial Hospital in Pinehurst and continued with FirstHealth of the Carolinas until her declining health no longer allowed her to work. Nan developed and started the Cardiac Rehab program under the direction and leadership of medical directors, Jim Tart, M.D. and Simmons Patterson, MD. In 1984, she was instrumental in getting the program fully certified with DFS.
She is survived by: her husband Richard J. Lorette; two daughters Michele Lorette Douglas and husband James of Carthage, Katherine Lorette of Carthage; brother Roy R. Weidman and wife Darlene of Binghamton, NY; grandchildren Hunter Good, Brooke, Andrew, Jackson and Joseph Douglas.
Memorials may be made to: FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is assisting the Lorette family.