Lydia Nelson Obituary

Lydia  Nelson
Lydia Nelson

January 26, 1927 - April 23, 2018
Born in Dzarciskial, Lithuania
Resided in Waterford, Connecticut


Waterford - Lydia Nelson, age 91, of Waterford, passed away Monday, April 23, 2018, at the New London Rehabilitation and Care Center in Waterford.

She was born in Dzarciskial, Lithuania, Jan. 26, 1927. She emigrated as a war bride and became a U.S. citizen. She was predeceased by her husband Robert C. Nelson Sr. of Waterford, her brother Gustav, and sisters Meta, Frydia and Ida. She leaves behind her loving sisters, Marta of Waterford, and Ela of Canada. She has two daughters, Mildred of Florida and Christina of Mississippi; and one son, Robert C. Nelson Jr. of Waterford; as well as nine grandchildren, Doug, David, Lisa, Micheal, Karen, Jan, Lil, Amanda and Robert III; and 11 great-grandchildren, Jason, Sage, Cade, Rory, Hunter, Madelyn, Mackenzie, Ty, Tatum, Noah and Aria.

The funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, April 30, at the Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer on Cedar Grove Ave. in New London. Interment will follow in Jordan Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the church.



Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer
Cedar Grove Ave.
New London, Connecticut 06320
Monday, April 30, 2018
10:00 AM
Jordan Cemetery
240 Boston Post Road
Waterford, CT US 06385
Monday, April 30, 2018

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