Maria Ann Nestor Glaspell


Maria Ann Nestor Glaspell, 35, a former resident of Elkins and a resident of Harrisville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

She was born Feb. 25, 1982, at Elkins, the daughter of Doyletta A. “DeeDee” Nestor of Elkins and Stephen T. Nestor, also of Elkins. On Oct. 16, 2014, at Harrisville, she was married to Greg Glaspell, who survives.

Also surviving are her paternal grandmother, Rita Nestor of Elkins; two aunts, Cathy Jones and husband Robert of St. George, and Anita Lockett and husband Jerry of Elkins; and one uncle, David Nestor and wife Julie of Elkins. A great aunt and uncle, Gloria and Gary Killean of Akron, Ohio, and several other great aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

Preceding her in death were her maternal grandparents, Doyle and Wilma Delauder; paternal grandfather, Ronald Nestor; and one uncle, Daniel Delauder.

Maria graduated from Elkins High School and West Virginia University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in political science with a minor in business and a Juris Doctorate from West Virginia University College of Law. Maria was an avid reader, loved the beach and was a defender and protector of those she loved. She attended the First Christian Church.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26 at the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Terry Cannon officiating. Interment will follow in the Mount Vernon Cemetery at Philippi.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of Choice in memory of Maria.

The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Maria Ann Nestor Glaspell.

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