PORT ALLEGANY - Lawrence E. "Bud" Nelson, 90, of Two Mile Road, passed away Sunday (Oct. 6, 2013) in Olean (N.Y.) General Hospital.
Born Feb. 5, 1923, in Port Allegany, he was a son of Elof and Anna Johnson Nelson. On June 2, 1949, in Port Allegany, he married Margaret "Elaine" Kublie, who died Nov. 17, 2008.
Mr. Nelson was a lifetime resident of the area and a graduate of Port Allegany High School, Class of 1941.
Lawrence was employed with Ball-Incon, Port Allegany, for 17 years, retiring in 1988. He was also a longtime farmer who enjoyed raising livestock.
He attended Sartwell Creek Union Church, Burtville.
Surviving are a sister-in-law, Eula M. Kublie of Port Allegany; a sister, Laura (Ray) Johnson of Meadville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Margaret "Elaine;" and three sisters, Edith Falk, Wynoma Johnson and Lillian Warden.
Friends will be received Wednesday in the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at which time a funeral service will be held with the Rev. LaVerne Howard, pastor of the Sartwell Creek Union Church, officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette.
Memorials can be made to the Sartwell Creek Union Church; or a
Condolences can be made at switzerfuneralhome.com