Nancy Heydrick

Obituary of Nancy Heydrick

Nancy Heydrick, 63, of Amsterdam, NY, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on July 23, 2023 after a battle with cancer.  She joins her parents and two brothers in eternal rest. 

Nancy is survived by her three children, Amy Amoroso (Jeff), Suzanne Burch, and Jeremy Burch; Seven grandchildren, Sierra, Michaela, Jeremy, Elizabeth, Deborah, Giann, and Sofia; Five brothers and sisters; Fonda (Bruce, Robin (Sandy), Cris Ann, Terry (Cindy), John (Mary) and several nieces and nephews who loved her dearly.  She also leaves behind many friends, her best friend Linda and her life partner Jerry Mattas. 

Nancy, also known as Bobby, led an amazing, adventurous life full of fun and laughter, She loved playing games on "Nintendo", gambling at the casino's, fishing, playing cards and "Trouble", her Box of Treasures, throwing and attending parties, shopping, mowing her lawn and going to the creek exploring with her grandkids.  Nancy never liked to sit still and was always looking forward to that next adventure and making memories with her friends and family.  She would be the first to bring food, a story, a helping hand, and would always be the life of the party.  She made everyone laugh and feel welcomed.  She was truly a magical spirit who pulled her into her life, made you feel like family and didn't let go. 

Nancy leaves behind a legacy of love, respect, kindness, friendship, and a little bit of stubbornness.  She worked at Alpin Haus for multiple years and enjoyed going to work every day doing what she loved. 

Her family extends its most sincere gratitude to her Alpin Haus family who went above and beyond in offering care, tremendous support, and love throughout her battle. 

Thank you to all the nurses and staff at St. Mary's Hospital, The Rao Center, and Schenectady Pulmonary for all their care and assistance. 

A Celebration of Life will be held at the West Fort Ann United Methodist Church located at 1011 Copeland Pond Road, Fort Ann, NY 12827 on Saturday August 5, 2023 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, Ill 60601.    Arrangements have been entrusted to the Betz, Rossi and Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave, Amsterdam, NY 12010.   Please leave condolences online at




Celebration of Life

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, August 5, 2023
Fort Ann United Methodist Church
1011 Copeland Pond Road
Fort Ann, New York, United States
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