PORT ALLEGANY - Geraldine L. Nelson, 83, of Hillside Avenue, passed away Friday (Feb. 13, 2015).
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Born Aug. 13, 1931, she was a daughter of C. Harry and Elena Linquist Johnson. On Oct. 4, 1952, in Port Allegany, she married Philip R. Nelson, who died Sept. 13, 2007.
Geraldine was a lifetime resident of the area and a graduate of the Port Allegany High School, Class of 1949. She was a bookkeeper with the First National Bank of Port Allegany.
She was a member of the Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Port Allegany, and the Lutheran Church Women.
Surviving are a son, Roger P. (Cathy) Nelson of Port Allegany; a daughter, Nanette E. Rose of Pearland, Texas; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Private visitation will be held at the convenience of the family. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Gethsemane Lutheran Church with the Rev. Joann Piatko, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Memorials can be made to the Gethsemane Lutheran Church Memorial Fund; Port Area Ambulance Service; or a
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.
Condolences can be made at switzerfuneralhome.com.
Switzer Funeral Home
77 Willow St
Port Allegany, PA 16743
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 16 to Feb. 23, 2015