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Nancy Jane Tanker

November 1, 1963 - November 12, 2021

Nancy Jane Tanker, of Hendersonville, North Carolina died suddenly at her home on November 12, 2021. She was 58 years old.

Nancy, known for her beautiful smile and quick wit, was born and raised in Haddonfield, New Jersey. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with Honors, from Rutgers University. In 1997, Nancy and her then husband left the hustle and bustle of New Jersey and followed their hearts to the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina. She spent many years as a writer and editor, writing for a time at the Hendersonville Times News, and worked in advertising for a number of local businesses, including Diamond Brand Outdoors and The City of Hendersonville. She was known to like a good debate and hiking with her dogs in the woods. She is missed greatly.

Nancy is survived by her daughter, Sophie Tanker and brothers, Paul (Nancy) Underwood and Ken (Maria) Underwood.

A Celebration of Life event will be planned for a later date.

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