THE VILLAGES, Fla. — Nancy Virginia Nelson went to be with the Lord on June 10, 2019 in The Villages, Florida. She was a resident of Leesburg, Florida and Mexico, New York.
Nancy was born July 16, 1943 in Oswego, New York. She was the daughter of the late Raymond and Bernadetta Alder.
She is survived by her husband Richard W. Nelson; sisters Donna (Gary) Barnett, Carole Dann; and brother Francis (Dian) Alder. A brother Albert Alder preceded her in death. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson. She’s also survived by her daughter Vicky Wolcik and a son Richard Wolcik Jr. and three stepsons, Eric Nelson, Brian Nelson and Mathew (Vickie) Nelson.
Nancy attended Mexico Central School where she was active in band and a drum major, winning several state titles. She worked after graduating at Cortland State College, BOCES of Oswego County and then New York Power Authority as a secretary to the chief of maintenance for 28 years.
After retiring, she and her husband Richard Nelson traveled extensively all over North America, the Caribbean, South America and Hawaii. Later in their lives they moved to the Leesburg, Florida area and are members of the St. Paul’s Catholic Church.
Arrangements are entrusted to The Neptune Society and are in charge of the cremation.
Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Harter Funeral Home in Mexico, New York.
A church service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday July 8, 2019 at St. Ann Mother of Mary Catholic Church.
Donations may be made to The National Alzheimer’s Association in her name.
Condolences may be left with Harter Funeral Home in Mexico.
May God bless and rest her soul.