Janet Mae “Jan” Nelson, age 84 of Wilmington passed away Thursday July 12, 2018.
She was born in Cloquet, Minnesota on May 25, 1934 to William and Philomena LeVasseur.
Jan was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church in Wilmington. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the Eastwood Village Home Owners Association and was a Volunteer at Winter Park Elementary School where the children and staff adored her.
Jan will always be remembered, loved and respected by all who were fortunate enough to cross paths with her as she was an extraordinarily kind and gentle soul.
Jan is survived by her husband Dale Nelson; three children, Michelle Nelson, Michael Nelson, and Monique Nelson Ellington. She has five grandchildren, April Mendenhall, Andrea Shaffer, Jeremy Nelson, Ronnie Keene, and Alexandria Keene; and ten great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 am Monday July 16, 2018 at St. Mark Catholic Church. After the Mass, friends are invited to join the family at the home, 1209 Smith Bay Circle West, for a reception.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations to St. Mark Catholic Church 1011 Eastwood Rd. Wilmington, NC 28403
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