Nancy Salway-Kaplan

Posted at 10:26 PM on Apr 15, 2019


Nancy Salway-Kaplan, 73, of New Bern, N.C., passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville, N.C.

Nancy was born September 24, 1945, in Cambridge, Mass., and was the daughter of the late Bernard and Margaret (McLellan) Salway. She was a graduate of Cambridge Latin High School and was married to the late Joel G. Kaplan, who passed away March 24, 2019. She previously worked for J.L. Hammett in Massachusetts. She moved to Florida, where she met her husband Joel and married him in December 1989, and became a homemaker. She and Joel relocated to New Bern, N.C., in 2006, and became immersed in the local community. Nancy loved and adored her husband and their many cats, doting on and spoiling both.

Nancy is survived by three siblings, Judith Mary Salway DiPietro of North Miami Beach, Fla., Bernard “Bernie” Salway (Carol) of Woburn, Mass., and James Salway of Port Orchard, Wash.; stepdaughters Meg Kaplan-Noach of Plantation, Fla., and Lee Kaplan of Chicago, Ill., and Pembroke Pines, Fla.; sister-in-law, Anita Verbeke of Long Island, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three siblings, Teresa and Duncan Salway and Janet Sullivan.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family of Nancy Salway-Kaplan.

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