She was the daughter of Wilmer “Dr. Bill” Angell and Margaret Dickie Angell, of Randolph. Nancy grew up in this community and attended its school. She graduated from Randolph High School and Northampton School for Girls, Northampton, Mass. She graduated from Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., in 1953.
In 1953, Nancy and Richard DuBois, of Randolph, Vt., were married. Their lives and work took them from Cambridge, Mass., to Mount Holly, Pa., to Harrisburg, Pa., to Beverly, Mass., and Scarsdale, N.Y. In 1960, Nancy and Richard settled in Randolph, where Richard founded the engineering firm DuBois & King. Their lives then centered around the community of Randolph.
Nancy was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church and in 1988 was ordained as a vocational deacon in the Diocese of Vermont. She was assigned to St. John’s Church in Randolph, where she served six years. Her husband, Richard, predeceased her in 1998. For a time, Nancy served as a chaplain at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt.
She is survived by three of her children: Jane DeCarolis and her husband, Doug, of Lakeville, Minn., Ben DuBois, of Savage, Minn., and Peter DuBois, of Randolph, Vt.; her son William predeceased her in April 2013; three grandchildren: Katie Kellum and her husband, Jesse, of Apple Valley, Minn., Derek DeCarolis, of Minneapolis, Mathew DeCarolis, of Minneapolis; one great-granddaughter: Aria Kellum, of Apple Valley, Minn.; her sister-in-law Joan Angell, of Eau Claire, Wis.; one brother, Thomas Angell, and his wife, Dee Angell, of Apple Valley, Minn.; her brother David predeceased her in May 2013. There are many cousins in Massachusetts and Washington.
Nancy believed in love, laughter, kindness and a safe journey home. She most enjoyed her family and friends, handiwork and reading. Her church, St. John’s, was a central factor in all her life.