Doris M. "Dory" Nelson

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  • "Our love and prayers go out to you and your family at this..."
  • "Many fond memories of Dory. She was wonderful with kids...."
    - Keith & Debi Jablonski
  • "Laura, Mark and Little Tommy. My heart goes out to you...."
    - Linda Dodds
  • "Offering our deepest condolences at this difficult time. "
    - The Staff of Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home
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Doris M. Nelson

Newmarket - Doris "Dory" M. Nelson, 82, of Wadleigh Falls Road, died July 12, 2014 at the Emeritus at Sprucewood.

Born September 2, 1931 in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of Harold C. and Laura M. (Hortop) Bennett. She had lived most of her life in Newmarket.

She married Herbert E. Nelson, who was in the military, and they had four children; James, Mark, Thomas and Laura. Her husband died in 1972. She was predeceased by her son, James, in 1959.

"Dory" was the director of the hot lunch program at Newmarket JR/SR High School for many years. After working in the program for 27 years she retired and became a volunteer in the school office.

She was a member of the Newmarket Community Church and had been a Sunday school teacher for many years.

She is survived by three children, Mark A. Nelson of Barrington, Thomas J. Nelson of Waynesville, North Carolina and Laura Welch of Loudon, NH; six grandchildren, Melissa, Amy, Matthew, Jacquelinle, Christine, and Bobbi; 15 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Gathering for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, July 16 from 6-8 p.m. at the Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, 77 Exeter Street, Newmarket.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rockingham VNA & Hospice, 137 Epping Road, Exeter, NH 03833.

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Published in Fosters from July 14 to July 17, 2014