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Lottie Nelson

December 10, 1950 — October 31, 2021

Lottie Jayne Nelson, age 70, of Burrington Bridge Road, passed away at her home surrounded by her family Early Sunday Morning, October 31, 2021, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Jayne was born in St. Johnsbury, VT, on December 10, 1950, daughter to the late Robert Albert and Lottie (Gochee) Nelson.  She grew up in St. Johnsbury and was a homemaker most all her life. Her boys and her grandkids were the love of her life, and her favorite one, though, was her cat, Snookums. Jayne enjoyed camping, going to the races, playing cards, watching wrestling, listening to Alan Jackson and collecting wind chimes, lots of wind chimes!

She is survived her 2 sons: Mike Nelson and girlfriend, Christie Martin, of Lyndonville Jonathan Nelson and wife, Ellen, of Lyndonville, 2 brothers: Donald Nelson and wife, Geraldine, of Sheffield, Ronald Nelson of St. Johnsbury, a sister: Ruth Woodward and husband, Leonard, of Danville, 2 sisters-in-law: Patty Nelson of Sheffield, Barbara Nelson of St. Johnsbury, 6 grandchildren: Cody Norway, Sabrina Monfette, Delaney Nelson, Trevor Irwin, Kevin Sinclair, Leigha Nelson, Wade Nelson, 3 great-grandchildren and several cousins, nieces and nephews by her friend and companion, Ken Marsh, of Lyndonville.

She was predeceased by 4 sisters: Harriet, Frances “Franny”, Florence “Tootie” an Lillian “Lil” Dauphin, 5 brothers: Robert Jr., John, Scott “Bill”, Paul and Phillip “Bingy” Nelson as well as Mike and Jonathan’s fathers: George Nelson Newland and John Frye, respectively.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the American Legion, Post #30, 4854 Memorial Drive in Lyndonville.  This will be Potluck on Saturday, November 6th at 1PM, so bring your best comfort items!

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