Nancy Jane Dolson, 85, member of Broad Bay Country Club

Nancy Jane Dolson

Nancy Jane Dolson, 85, of Virginia Beach, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020.

Nancy was born Aug. 29, 1934, in New Britain, Connecticut. She grew up in Forestville, Connecticut, and graduated from the University of Connecticut. She was married to the love of her life, Arden John Dolson, for over 50 years until his passing in 2015.

She is survived by her son, Mark Arden Dolson of Virginia Beach, and his wife, Susan Sivils Dolson; grandson, Christopher John Dolson; brother, William Thomas Rand; sisters-in-law, Martha Rand and Yvette Rand; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her family, her other two loves in life were fashion jewelry and golf. She created Dolson & Reid LTD with Barbara Reid and sold fashion jewelry across the Mid-Atlantic states. When she was not involved with jewelry, she was out playing golf as a member of the Broad Bay Country Club.

In her last year, she required significant care. The family would like to express thanks to all her caregivers, including, Kim Carson, Tracy Tate, Talayha Nelson, Tonya Hooks, Emily Mao, Hadelyn Vega Pina, and Robin Eck. Also thanks to Shannon and Lorna and all the people at Sentara Hospice.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel, followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home.

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