Nancy Junglas

Nancy Ruth Junglas, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at the age of 68.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at Bismarck’s St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, 825 E. Broadway Ave, Bismarck. Visitation will start one hour prior to the service at the church and the Rosary will be recited beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Services in Pennsylvania will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022, starting with visitation at 11:00 am at Henderson Funeral home, 3813 W. Main St, Belleville, PA, rosary will be recited an noon, followed by burial at Brown Cemetery in Airydale, PA. 

She was born on November 30, 1953 in Mill Creek, Pennsylvania. Nancy grew up on a dairy farm and immediately learned the value of hard work. After leaving the family farm, she married Joseph F. Junglas, Jr., devoting her life to marriage and motherhood.  After raising 10 children and always putting her needs last, she spent several years involved in the North Dakota Right to Life, a nonprofit organization seeking the protection of all human life.  She loved her kids, and always exuded joy in the presence of her grandkids. Tragedy struck her in 2019 when she was diagnosed with cancer, but Nancy never let it impede her selfless service to everyone around her, up until the very end.  For as Saint Paul says, “…whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.”

She is survived by her husband, Joseph Francis Junglas Jr.; her children, Ruthann, Matthew, Mary, Joseph, Charles, Katheryn, Dominic, Mareika, Jonathan, and Christopher; grandchildren, Brandon, Allissa, Cathleen, Mattie, Kyle, Hunter, Cierra, Brayden, Camry, Jacob, Tristan, Duncan, Madison, Allison, Hayden, Sophie, Evelyn, Jericho, and Jasleen.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Ray Brown and Teresea Dallard Brown; granddaughter, Angelica Junglas; and nephew, Stephen Korinchak.  

Memorial donations in memory of Nancy Ruth Junglas may be given to the National Right to Life Foundation at https://donate.nrlc.org/.


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