Nancy L. Shafer Desmond, 65, of Hudson, Florida, died Feb. 21, 2010. She was born in North East, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Robert and Helen Shafer. 

Following graduation from North East High School, Class of 1962, she moved to Florida where she married Leslie Desmond.  A lover of plants, she was very active in the Florida Native Plant Society, serving as its President for five years. She organized roadside plantings throughout the entire Pasco County area. 

Predeceased by her parents she is survived by her husband, Leslie Desmond; sons, Norman Keith, Sean (Kathy) Keith, Leslie Desmond Jr, and Kyle Desmond; grandchildren, Norman, Sean, Brieana, and Lillian; brothers, Robert (Ollie) Shafer, Richard Shafer; sister, Susan (Gary) Carlson of Florida and Erie, PA.