In Our Care

Ortwein, Nanci L. (Leverone) of Brewster and Arlington where she was a longtime teacher on September 9th. Loving mother of Kristin Caruso and her husband Michael of Peabody, Kathlyn Ortwein of Yarmouth, and Michael Ortwein and his wife Jennifer of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Cherished grandmother of Camryn, Jake and Luke Caruso, Aubrey and Teddy Fleming and Jack, Peter, Charlie and Tommy Ortwein. Sister of Lillian Peracchia and her husband Camillo of Rochester, NY. Aunt of Luigi Peracchia and his wife Nancy of Strasburg, VA; Carla Peracchia of Rochester, NY; and Tanya Baker and her husband John of Fairport, NY, as well as all of her beloved cousins, great-nieces, and great-nephews, and her best-friend of sixty-five years Sandra Brown-Papasedero. Nanci is also survived by her former spouse Bernard M. Ortwein II and his wife Karen of Estero, Florida. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in the DeVito Funeral Home 1145 Mass. Ave., ARLINGTON on Thursday from 4-7 pm and Friday from 9-11 am. A funeral mass will be held on Friday at 11:30 am in St. Agnes Church and can be live streamed by visiting Burial to follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in memory of Nanci to: McCarthy Care Center, 73 Service Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537. Please visit to view an online guestbook and an expanded obituary.