Jane C. Nelson, 95, formerly of Meadville passed away, Sunday, May 21, 2023, at Rolling Fields.
She was born in Meadville on May 30, 1927, a daughter of George and Nellie Roberts Ellison. She married George H. Nelson August 31, 1946. He preceded her in death April 30, 2003.
Jane was a 1945 graduate of Meadville High School and attended Allegheny College. She was a Real Estate agent for ERA Richmond Real Estate and previously worked as program coordinator for the Crawford County R.S.V.P. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where she formerly had served as a Deacon, Lay Minister, and Circle leader.
Jane was also a former member of the Meadville Medical Center Board of Corporators, former board member of Crawford County Mental Health Mental Retardation, Meadville Business and Professional Women, and Community Health Advisory Council. She was a 10-year volunteer at MMC and 6-year volunteer at Wesbury in Pastoral care.
Survivors include a son, Eric Nelson of Meadville; three daughters, Anne Shuttleworth of Meadville, Dr. Donna Nelson (Jake) of Manassa, CO, and Joan Nelson (Steve) of Concord, NH; two grandchildren, Kim Shay (Daniel) and Jacob Nelson Hall; three step-grandsons, Greg Shuttleworth (Amanda), Adam Shuttleworth (Erica), and Matt Shuttleworth; one great-grandson, Tanner Shay; and five step-great-grand-grandchildren, Luke, Addison, Taylor, Sam, and Shalynn Shuttleworth.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; adopted father, Nevin Carman; a brother, John Ellison; a half-sister, Connie Sekerak Hicks; and a son-in-law, Allen Shuttleworth.
Calling hours will be Friday, May 26th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE where the funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Brian Jensen officiating.
Interment will be in Greendale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 890 Liberty St., Meadville, PA 16335.
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