Mr. George Ronald Nelson

  • Born: March 27, 1931
  • Died: December 18, 2017
  • Location: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania

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8401 W Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Tel. (610) 449-0300

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Father and Grandfather

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to George by adding your memories and photos.

George Ronald Nelson, age 86, formerly of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on December 18, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late John J. and Mildred Nelson (nee Dunlap).

Mr. Nelson served in the United States Army during the Korean War era where he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. He was also a member of the First Troop Philadelphia City Calvary, the oldest mounted military unit in the United States. He received his Associate's Degree in Business Management from Pierce Junior College and was self-employed as an Executive Recruiter, when he retired in 2000.

Mr. Nelson was predeceased by his wife, Lorraine A. Nelson (nee Lapinas). He is survived by his loving children Lynn Russom (Ernest) and Brett Nelson (Ann), and his grandchildren Nelson Russom, Perry Russom and Abigail Nelson.

Services and interment are private.

Contributions in George's memory may be made to the American Stroke Association at

Condolence & Memory Journal


Dear Lynn and Family, we are so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Our deepest condolences and sympathy from our family to yours. Warmest Regards, Eileen and Keith Cole.

Posted by Eileen Cole - Sanford, ME - Friend   December 29, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers to you at this difficult time. Memories are timeless.

Posted by Chris Haggerty - Hayward CA   December 29, 2017

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