Nancy Peltz, 73, of Fredericksburg, Va., and formerly of Frederick, Md., and Cedar Grove, W.Va., passed away on August 1, 2019, at her home.

Nancy came to the Washington, D.C., area in 1964 originally to work for the U.S. Coast Guard and after a career in government service ultimately retired from the U.S. Department of Energy in 2006.

She enjoyed nature walks, loved to sew and cook and spend time with her granddaughters, Ava and Carly. She especially enjoyed attending her granddaughters’ dance recitals and competitions.

She is survived by her daughter, Christina O’Neill, and son Richard Peltz; her granddaughters, Ava O’Neill and Carly O’Neill; and son-in-law Collin O’Neill; her brothers, Larry Garretson, Dennis Garretson and Jerry Garretson; and sister Marsha Burdette.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. August 9 at Covenant Funeral in Fredericksburg, Va. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the American Heart Association.

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