PALERMO, NANCY (McCAULEY) – 63, of Linwood NJ, passed away peacefully at home after a courageous 3 year battle with cancer. Nancy was born and raised in Baltimore, MD on May 17, 1953 to Joseph Allen and Alice Willis McCauley. She attended Northern High School in Baltimore and graduated from University of Maryland with a degree in Fine Arts. Nancy showed a rare artistic ability as soon as she could hold a pencil. Nancy moved to Ocean City NJ in the fall of 1976 where she developed her art career. Nancy worked in a multitude of art forms including murals, portraits, album covers, paintings and sculpture. She had a successful commercial career as well as a fine arts career, winning many awards in the state of NJ for her paintings. Through her art, she expressed the humor, kindness, and humanity for which she was loved. She was predeceased by her parents and her brother Dr. David E. McCauley. She is survived by her husband, Nicholas L. Palermo, Jr and her two children, Cara Nicole Palermo and David Marshall Palermo as well as her family and friends who loved her. Services will be held at Godfrey's Funeral Home of Palermo, 644 South Shore Road, Palermo, NJ on Saturday, September 24th, with visitation at 10 am and sharing at 11 am. For condolences to the family, visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.