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George H. Nelson Jr.

November 7, 1939 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

George Nelson Jr. Obituary

George Nelson, 84, of Albion, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at Fairview Manor.

He was born in Hutchins, PA, a son of George and Mildred (Finn) Nelson.

George graduated from Albion High School in 1958. Following high school, he enlisted in the US Army, where he served from December 28, 1959, to May 16, 1961. Upon his discharge from the Army, he moved to Albion and worked at Highway Equipment Company as a parts manager. He was a lifetime member of the NRA and had quite the collection of guns. George was an avid hunter and enjoyed riding his 4-wheeler, tinkering on lawn mowers, and his beloved Ford Broncos.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Beatrice Paul and Nadine Nelson.

He will be greatly missed by his family, which includes his wife, Alice Dibble Nelson, whom he married on August 11, 1962, in E. Springfield, PA; daughters, Debra J. (Ron) English and Teresa L. (John) Bucho; son, George E. Nelson (Vanessa); sister, Edith VanTassel; brother, Robert Nelson (Shirley); granddaughters, Heather (Chris) Harpst, Shannon Snow; grandsons, Justin (Stacey) English, and Dillan Bucho (Olivia); great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Madison Snow, as well as Adelyn, Ayla and Christopher Harpst; his lifelong friend Terry Swanson; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Edder Funeral Home, Inc., Girard, on Thursday, February 8, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held the following day at 10 a.m. Burial and military honors will be in Hope Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Edder Funeral Home, Inc., Girard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cranesville Fire Department, 9920 Meadville Street, Cranesville, PA 16410.
 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 8, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Edder Funeral Home, Inc.
309 Main St. East
Girard, PA 16417

Visitation
Thursday
February 8, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Edder Funeral Home, Inc.
309 Main St. East
Girard, PA 16417

Funeral Service
Friday
February 9, 2024

10:00 AM
Edder Funeral Home, Inc.
309 Main St. East
Girard, PA 16417

Donations

Cranesville Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 302, Cranesville PA 16410

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