H. Nelson Fugh, 86, of Palmerton, formerly of Mars and Mansfield, died Monday evening, Oct. 29, 2012, in the comfort of his home.
Born on July 5, 1926, in Valencia, he was the son of the late Carl and Della Maharg Fugh.
Nelson had been a blasting superintendant for S.J. Groves Construction in Minneapolis for 20 years. He had served in the United States Navy
in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Beloved husband of 63 years of Helen L. Hopper Fugh, whom he married on June 10, 1949; loving father of Daniel Fugh (Cynthia) of Garden Valley, Calif.., Nancy Fugh Hamilton (David) of Palmerton, Douglas Fugh (Tammy) of Burnsville, Minn., David Fugh (Tree) of Plymouth, Minn.; grandfather of Josh Wood, Jordan and Jadelyn Hamilton, Christopher, Lauren and Erin Fugh; great-grandfather of Lex and Gwyneth Wood; brother of Anna Fugh Long of Catawissa, Mary Elizabeth Fugh Shields of Kittanning and the late Elwood Fugh, Mark Fugh, Carl Fugh, Jr., Ruth Fugh Dugan and Della Katherine Fugh.
Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m., at the funeral home. The Rev. Howard Long, officiating. Burial will be in the Bakerstown Cemetery. Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.