Thomas W. Nelson
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Nelson, Thomas W. WYNANTSKILL Thomas W. Nelson passed away on November 9, 2020. Tom was a graduate of the University of San Francisco and earned a M.S. from SUNY Albany. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy stationed on the USS John S. McCain DL 3, serving on the Formosa Patrol in 1956. Tom retired from Emma Willard School after 31 years of service in a variety of leadership roles. Tom is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary Louise Nelson; three children, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be announced at a later date. The family appreciates the loving support of their many friends, especially the neighbors in the Spring Landing neighborhood. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Tom's memory to Sacred Heart School or Church, 310 Spring Ave., Troy, NY 12180 would be appreciated. Online condolences at

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Published in Albany Times Union on Nov. 15, 2020.
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November 16, 2020
Mary and family, We send out deepest condolences to you during this terrible time. A donation to the Capital City Rescue Mission was made in Tom's name, we felt it was so appropriate since he was a man who liked to help his fellowmen. So sorry...Sharon and John Ross
Sharon Ross
November 15, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Susan Walazek
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