Nancy L. Handshaw

Date of Passing:

May 15, 2020

Handshaw, Nancy L., (Christey), 72, of Holland Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on May 15, 2020 at Eastgate Nursing Home, East Providence. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Handshaw.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late James and Eva (Lawrence) Christey, she lived in Riverside for the past 18 years.

Mrs. Handshaw was a LPN at the Harris Health Care Center, East Providence for 15 years.

Nancy was a member of the Scottish Rescue League and enjoyed attending car shows.

She is survived by two daughters, Kimberly E. Handshaw of Riverside and Kristine E. Lussier of Riverside and three grandchildren, Shauna McCafferty, Courtney McCafferty and Ashly Hassell.

Her funeral service will be private. Contributions in Nancy’s memory to the Potter League for Animals, 87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown, RI, 02942 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. Ashly, I am so very sorry for your loss. I send my deepest sympathies to you and your family. ?

  2. I’m so, so, sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my heart. Sending lots of love your way. <3

  3. Kim & Kris,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies to you both.

    Tammy Lewis Walker

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