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Marjorie C. Nelson, 79, of Pine Street, Keeseville, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of the North Country.
She was born in Plattsburgh, Sept. 21, 1937, the daughter of Walter and Catherine (Busha) LaFountain. Marjorie grew up in Keeseville and graduated from Keeseville High School in 1955. She married Oril "Tom" Nelson on Sept. 22, 1956, at St. Johns Church in Keeseville. He predeceased her Jan. 24, 2005.
Marjorie worked as a Home Health Aid for years and also babysat her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Johns Church in Keeseville for many years. Marjorie enjoyed going to bingo and doing scratch off tickets.
Left to cherish the memory of Marjorie are, her four children,Tom (Shannon) Nelson, Amy (Bill) LeClair, Todd Nelson, Stacy (John) Doner; 10 grandkids; 16 great-grandkids; six great-great-grandkids; siblings Mary (Joe) Correa, Mike (Jane) LaFountain, Dave (Melody) LaFountain; sister-in-law, Linda (Walt) Fournier; and several nieces and nephews.
In adddition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Frankie Fountain; and granddaughter, Rebecca Ann LeClair.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, August 11, at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 124 Clinton Street, Keeseville. Committal prayers and burial will follow in St. Johns Cemetery in Keeseville.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Keeseville Fire Dept. or Hospice of the North Country.
Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 124 Clinton Street, Keeseville, 834-7667. To offer an online condolence, share a symbolic gesture, or share a photo in memory of Marjorie Nelson please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com
Published on August 7, 2017
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