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Donna J. Nelson, 80, of Wampum passed away the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017.
Born on Jan. 3, 1937, in New Castle, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Jean Cameron Hartzell.
Surviving at home is her beloved husband of 62 years, Raymond E. Nelson, whom she married on July 23, 1955.
Donna retired as a teacher's aide for the Mohawk School District.
She was a member of Victory Family Church in Cranberry, Pennsylvania.
Donna enjoyed making crafts, decorating and taking care of her home. Her greatest joy came from spending time with her family and friends.
In addition to her husband, Donna is survived by her daughter, Jacqueline Todd of Piedmont, South Carolina; brother, Donald Hartzell of Wampum; granddaughter, Andrea Anthony; and great-granddaughter, Adisson Anthony.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Thomas R. Nelson.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St.
Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, officiated by Pastor John Spencer of Victory Family Church.
Interment will take place in Castle View Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on November 21, 2017
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