Nadine Harrington, 82

Nadine Harrington



Nadine Harrington, age 82, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020.


Nadine was born September 3, 1938 to Fern and Clarence Abbott in Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from Johnston High School.


She loved to bake cakes, and always made birthday and graduation cakes for the family.  As a single mom, she worked three jobs to provide for her five boys.  Nadine cut all her boys’ hair at home.  She played cards with her friends and family, always having a welcoming home.


She is survived by her sons, Jeffery, Timothy (Jennifer), Stephen (Sarah), and John (Roxanne) Harrington; 9 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; sister, Mary Eileen Hamel; many nieces, nephews, and other loving family members.


Nadine was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Robert.


No services will be held at this time.  When we can gather together again safely, there will be a celebration of life.


Condolences may be expressed at


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