Nancy Tempest Aldrich

nancy aldrich

February 26, 1939 ~ October 2, 2004

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Nancy Tempest Aldrich, 65, passed away October 2, 2004, in Pueblo, Colorado. Survived by her husband, Richard C. Aldrich; children, Kelsey Aldrich and Craig Aldrich, both of Talkeetna, Alaska, and Stephen Aldrich, of Winona, Minnesota; brother, Robert Tempest of Berea, Ohio; sister, Mary Lou Moore of Oil City, Pennsylvania; and six nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Mary Jane Tempest. Nancy was born February 26, 1939, in Marienville, Pennsylvania, and was a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Pueblo. Member of Ascension Episcopal Church, P.E.O , Chapter BT, and was one of the founding members of Daughters of the King. She was loved for her energy, kindness and compassion. Her faith in God and belief in people inspire us all. Her steadfast love and boundless strength will be sorely missed, yet still felt. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Service will be held 11a.m. Thursday, October 7, 2004, at Ascension Episcopal Church, 18th and Grand, with the Revs. Ephraim Radner and Annette Brownlee officiating. Her ashes will be interred in the Ascension Church Columbarium. The family respectfully requests the omission of food. Memorials may be made to Ascension Episcopal Church or a charity of choice, in care of Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. Kelsey & family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss.
    Angela Krinsky

  2. I would like to extend my prayers and thoughts to each of you. I knew Nancy for over 13 years and she was like my “mom away from home”. Her patience,guidance, wisdom and unconditional love guided me through many valleys and peaks throughout my life. I share your loss for such a wonderful woman… I will miss her deeply. May God continue to bless you, guide you, and comfort you through the coming days and months. In Christ, Shana Vail

  3. To Nancy’s family-
    My co-workers and I only knew Nancy as an occassional customer, but enjoyed her very much.
    She was fun to talk with, and seemed to be the kind of person who would make a wonderful friend.
    We were shocked and saddened to read of her passing.
    With deepest sympathy,

    Judy and Edna -RazMaTaz Pueblo, Co

  4. Dear Aldrich family; We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Nancy was a family friend and we will all remember her friendly smile and great personality. Fred’s mother, Laura Belle joins us in sending our love to all of you in this time of sorrow. We were all proud of Nancy’s accomplishments, she was a shining star in our little hometown of Marienville.

  5. Dear Aldrich family,
    We were all very sorry to hear of your loss. Our condolences to all of you. Our parents are in Spain, otherwise they would have been at the funeral service. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
    The Meaghers (Andy, Joe, Melissa, Kristen, Moira, Brian, Marlys, and Bill)

  6. I am so sorry to hear about your recent loss. I had good intentions of atending the service this morning, however, a required meeting lasted longer than intended. I have very fond memories of teaching all three of you boys. I am not surprised to hear you have all done well. Please know your family is in my prayers at this most difficult time. I would look forward to talking with you sometime soon. My phone numbers are: 549-7171 (w) or 676-3802 (h).
    Sincerely, Mike De Luca

  7. We were shocked and saddened to hear of Nancy’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Nancy was one of the truly beautiful people who cared unconditionally about others. Her light will be greatly missed. Those of us who knew her were very blessed.

  9. Dear Stephen & family,

    I am truly sorry for the loss of your mother. There are no words that I know to comfort you for your loss–my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    With deepest sympathy and condolences,

    Desiree Padilla and the Jose Padilla family

  10. Kim, called me and told me Nancy passed on. I am so sorry she will be missed. She was such a great asset to the community and to our church. May God Bless you at this time and guide you during your grief. I do miss not being there. Hopefully I can come down soon and visit you and all the family. Now May God’s Love never fail you. May it lift you up when you feel down and know that my prayers and Kim’s prayers are with you. Cindy Martinez

  11. Dick & Family:
    We were shocked and saddened to open the newspaper and see that our friend, Nancy is gone. We have fond memories of the two of you – Sonny working with you at the hospital – and me working with Nancy at the psychiatric office. Please know you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sonny & Leslie Martinez

  12. Erv and I are in mourning at the loss of such a wonderful gentle giving lady. We still remember with fondness our visit to her home many years ago when the boys were young, and our boys played with her boys. We delighted in the stories that Pauline (Polly) Quist (my stepmom) would tell about Mary Jane (her sister) and their daughters Sarah and Nancy. We are so happy that Heidi, Sarah’s daughter and her two daughters Sara and Lizzie, will be at the memorial with her Dad Ed and sister Kim. Our hearts are there with you. Thank you for getting in touch Dick. We love you and the boys very much. I will miss my dear friend with whom I could call up and talk about the family, getting sage advise. Erv and Sue Fettchenhauer

  13. Dick:

    I did not know your wife well, only what you shared about her with me. I am so sorry for your loss. Just remember God never gives you more than you can handle, I will never forget that.

    Sincerely. lois Vanderpool

  14. To the Aldrich Family: I am truly sorry for your loss. I met Nancy on several occassions when Steve and I sang together in Schola and Red & White choir at Centennial. She was a beautiful woman, inside and out, and i know there are no words to ease your pain at this moment. Please accept my deepest sympathy and you are all in my prayers.

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