Friday, April 01, 2011


Nadine Marie (Fambrini) Scargill On Friday, March 25, Nadine Marie [Fambrini] Scargill passed from this world after a brief battle with cancer at the age of 72. A native of Santa Cruz, Nadine was born on December 16, 1938 where she lived on the north coast for 40 years before retiring with her husband, David, to Scotts Valley, Ca. She graduated from Holy Cross High in 1956 and then married David, her high school sweetheart and together raised a family. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Every day of Nadine's life was spent taking care of her family, friends, and neighbors. She was admired by many for her love of life and was never without a nurturing moment or willingness to help. Nadine was an active volunteer at Vista Del Lago, which she and David have called home since 1995. Nadine was an active member of YLI for over 50 years and supported numerous local charities. She is preceded in death by her parents John and Margaret Fambrini, Uncle Fred Dimeo, Aunt Theresa Modena, Aunt Etta Finley, Uncle's Alfred and Marvin Fambrini. Nadine is survived by her loving husband of 54 years David Scargill of Scotts Valley, son Raymond Scargill and daughter-in-law Tish Scargill of Scotts Valley, son Jeffery Scargill of Santa Cruz, daughter Elaine Delgado of Scotts Valley, daughter Catherine Bruce and son-in-law Jacob Bruce of Santa Cruz. Nadine has nine grandchildren: Lindsey, Jennifer, Kaleena, Marco, John, Graeme, Christina, Jordan, and Sean and her treasured four great-grandchildren: Trajan, Auden, Hamish and Questen. She is also survived by her brother, Raymond and wife Zelma Fambrini of Santa Cruz, her nephews John, Steve and Brian Fambrini of Santa Cruz, her Uncle Charles Modena of Santa Cruz and numerous other family members. Viewing will be held Thursday March 31 from 4pm-7pm, followed by a rosary at 7pm, at Santa Cruz Memorial Oakwood Chapel 3301 Paul Sweet Road, Santa Cruz. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday April 1, 2011, 11am, at Holy Cross Church, 126 High Street in Santa Cruz. Interment will be held immediately after the mass at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Santa Cruz. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Nadine's name to "Monterey Bay Horsemanship and Therapeutic Center" or St. John's Catholic Church in Felton, Ca Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on March 30, 2011 ---------------- IVANO SAYS: IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE LITTLE GIRL I PLAYED WITH IN THE OLD BARN ON THE GULCH RANCH 'SU PER LA COSTA' NO SO LONG AGO. ADDIO, NADINE, UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN ACROSS 'IL ULTIMO PONTE'

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Esther again- Nadine was a lovely person, and we are related to each other through my Nonna Frizza. I have Nadine's phone number by my phone, I kept telling myself I'll call her one day. She knew how we were related. Now I'll have to wait until I see her again.