Myrtle Allen Nielsen, age 91, of 675 Willow Valley Square, Lancaster, PA, formerly of Hamilton, MA and Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2013, at The Glen at Willow Valley. Born in Ipswich, MA, she was the daughter of the late Harold G. Sr., and Maud Burrows Allen and wife of the late Norman A. Nielsen, Sr. who passed away in 1994. Before Normans death, they had been married for 50 years. Myrtle was a homemaker and a long time Red Cross volunteer. She enjoyed gardening, traveling and spending time with her family. Surviving are a son Alan P. Nielsen, of Baltimore, MD; a daughter Janet N. Lathrop, wife of Robert, of Landisville, PA; five granddaughters; a brother Harold G. Allen, Jr., husband of Cynthia, of Hamilton, MA. Preceding Myrtle in death was a son Norman A. Nielsen, Jr., who died in 1991. A Graveside Service was held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, MA, with Rev. Dr. Robert Friedrich officiating. If desired, memorial contributions may be sent in Myrtles name to the American Red Cross, 430 W. Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17603. To share your fondest memories of Myrtle visit www.lifecelebration.com
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Published in The Hamilton Chronicle from Apr. 5 to Apr. 12, 2013