Marvil Funeral Home, Ltd. - Darby
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Friday, Jul. 18, 2014
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Elmer J. Nelson, 81, of Downingtown, former longtime resident of Aldan and Ocean City, N.J., died Thursday, July 10, 2014.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Robert and Eleanor (nee Finley) Nelson. Mr. Nelson was a
for more than 40 years at the Marvil Funeral Home in Darby. He was a longtime member of Aldan Union Church. He loved spending summers at the Jersey shore and winters in Cape Coral, Fla.
Survivors: His beloved wife, Alice (nee Price); his children, Elmer Nelson (Carol Jo) of Fairfax Station, Va., and Gwen Nelson (Ray Shelling) of West Chester; his grandchildren, Julia Jo Chae (Min Sae) of Clifton, Va., and Katie Anne May (Ricky) of Williamsburg, Va.; and his great-grandchildren, Sophia and Lyla Jo Chae, and Jackson May.
Graveside Service: 10:45 a.m. Friday, July 18 at Forest Cemetery, 901-973 N. Broad Street, Middletown, Del.
In lieu of flowers: contributions to the Stony Brook School, Attn: Development Office, 1 Chapman Pkwy., Stony Brook, NY 11790 would be appreciated by the family.
The Guest Book may be signed online at
Arrangements: Marvil Funeral Home, Ltd.
Published in Daily Times on July 13, 2014
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