25138-nelsonNELSON, Isabel….

Peacefully at Highview Residences, London, on Monday, December 5, 2016, Isabel (Burns) Nelson in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Ron Nelson (1994). Loving mother of Jan Nelson and her husband Rick Quinn of Sidney B.C., Martha Nelson her and husband Bill Gallagher of Waterloo and Rob Nelson and his wife Lisa of London. Predeceased by her daughter Jane (1957). Cherished Nanny of Quito Quinn (Gregory), Nellie Quinn, Ronald Gallagher (Violetta), Claire Gallagher and great-grandmother of Theodore Gallagher. Predeceased by her siblings Robert Burns, Roberta Colter and Margaret Butler. Throughout Isabel’s long and busy life, she was a partner with her husband in the family business, Ron Nelson Photography Ltd of London. Committed to contributing to her community and church, she was an active board member of the Women’s Christian Association serving Parkwood Hospital and McCormick Home; and a member of First-St. Andrew’s United Church. A cottager to the core, all who visited her Haliburton hideaway will remember her generosity, thoughtfulness and home-baked pies. Isabel’s family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Franklin House, Highview Residences, who provided compassionate and personal care during her time with them. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at First St. Andrews United Church, 350 Queens Avenue on December 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with reception to follow. Funeral arrangements by A. Millard George Funeral Home (519-433-5184). Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Lions Camp Dorset, P.O. Box 306, 1087 Camp Dorset Road, Dorset, ON P0A 1E0. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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