Nancy Nadine Lavey, age 81 of Bradford, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 at her home. Nadine was born in Covington, Miami County on March 8, 1938 to the (late) Ralph & Loa Faye (King) Caldwell; a graduate of Newton High School, Class of 1956; retired from the U.S. Postal Service; worked in the florist business for many years; attended the Bradford Church of the Brethren; loved her crafts which included sewing, crocheting and needlepoint; enjoyed putting difficult puzzles together; took a trip with her daughter to Mount Rushmore last year; and her husband, Dean and she loved to take cruises. Preceded in death by her parents; the love of her life for 52 years, her husband, Emeral Dean Lavey, who passed away in 2008; granddaughter, Rachel Maxwell; and son-in-law, Carl Hoeflich. Nadine is survived by her children, Pamela & Robert “Ed” Maxwell of Tipp City, Paula Hoeflich of Bradford, John & Michelle Lavey of Bradford; nine grandchildren, Blake & Amy Maxwell, Paige Maxwell & John Patterson, Ciara & Mitchell Dunlap, Sophie Lavey, Molli Lavey, Rachel Lavey, & Rebekah Lavey, Jamie & Heather Maxwell of Troy, Rob Maxwell of Troy; seven great-grandchildren, Robert Maxwell, Jett Maxwell, Presley Maxwell, & Mallory Maxwell, Justin Maxwell, Lucas Maxwell, & Carson Maxwell; two brothers and sister-in-law, Gerald Caldwell of Bradford, Sam & Darlene Caldwell of Piqua; three sisters, Patty Stager of Greenville, Lois Caldwell of Bradford, Sally Adams of Piqua; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Funeral service 11:00 AM Wednesday at Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Bradford with Pastor Dan Scalf officiating. Interment Greenville Creek Cemetery, Bradford. Visitation 5-8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Rehabilitation Center for Neurological Development, 1306 Garbry Road, Piqua, OH 45356. Condolences may be left for the family at www.stockerfraley.com.
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