Nanci Ann Eschleman MarshallJune 5, 1956 ~ April 30, 2017 (age 60)
Nanci Anne (Eschleman) Marshall, 60, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, went home to be with the Lord on April 30, 2017 after a long battle with Multiple Myeloma. Nanci was born in Charleston, WV on June 5, 1956, the daughter of F. Joseph and Helen Jane Eschleman. Nanci attended St. Joseph Central Catholic High School through her junior year and graduated from Huntington East High School in 1974. She earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Counseling from Marshall University and graduated Cum laude. Nanci worked in a variety of settings as a Mental Health Counselor and then at Verizon as an Employee Assistance Counselor in both West Virginia and southwest Virginia. She continued her career as an Employee Assistance Counselor at DuPont in West Virginia, initially, then held the same position in Wilmington, DE. In addition to being a Certified Employee Assistance Counselor Nanci was a Certified Addiction Counselor, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Certified Personal and Executive Coach. She completed her career at DuPont as a Consultant in Global Learning where she designed and presented training to help improve employee performance. Nanci's passion was to help equip people to walk in the fullness of their God-given purpose. After retirement, Nanci became a Personal Coach for LaRed and Global Entrepreneur's Institute, organizations committed to helping people around the world find purpose and direction by learning and developing 40 life giving principles that increase employability and connectivity as well as spiritual and personal growth. Nanci loved the Lord and served him faithfully in several capacities throughout her life as a Sunday school and Bible Study Teacher, a Sunday School Superintendent and as a Minister. The trials Nanci faced only increased her faith and she steadfastly prayed for others. Cooking, gardening and traveling were amongst her hobbies and she thoroughly enjoyed spending time with family and friends. A lifelong learner, Nanci was always interested in both history and current events and loved to read her Bible and other Christian books. Nanci's father, F. Joseph Eschleman, and brother, Stephen Eschleman, preceded her in death. Nanci Anne, you were our daughter, step-mother, Nana, sister, sister-in-law, Aunt, Niece, cousin and friend! We who survive you, including your step-son, Michael (Julie) Dragovich, two grandchildren, Isabella and Jack Dragovich, mother, Jane Eschleman, siblings, Tom Eschleman all of Huntington, WV; Joe Eschleman(Pam) of Hebron, KY; Mike Eschleman of Huntington and Mary Beaty (Michael) of Mocksville, NC; Steve's girlfriend, Krissy Benyamin of NC, friend who acted as a sister, Donna Rhoades of Pennsylvania, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, Aunts, Uncles, cousins and friends, feel a great void but we are joyful in knowing that you are resting and celebrating with your Savior in Heaven! It is not good-bye, dear Nanci, it is simply, "See you in a while". Visitation will be held on Saturday from 1:00- 2:30 at Beard Mortuary, (recitation of rosary at 2:30) and evening visitation on Saturday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 pm. At 7:30 we will commemorate and celebrate Nanci's life with stories and songs. A service will also be held on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers please send remembrances to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202, (www.lls.org) or Global Entrepreneur's Institute, C/O Practice Principles International LLC, 2600 North Wooster Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622 and make payable to GEL Alumni & Faculty Association Inc. or Grace Cancer Care, Millersville Community Church, 163 West Frederick Street, Millersville, PA, 17551 (100% of donation used for families) or Hospice and Community Care, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mount Joy, PA 17552 https://www.hospiceconnect.org/give, or your local Hospice.