Nancy Gail Nelson age 77 of Groton passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 25, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.
Nancy was born on July 15, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Joel Melvin Nelson and Irmgard Lenore Alice Nelson. She had a passion for books and knowledge, a quick wit, and was well versed in art, philosophy and world cultures. In her youth, she studied ballet, volunteered time in the hospitals to provide emotional support to war veterans and visited the Art Institute of Chicago and other museums often.
A loving mother, she was actively engaged in the lives of her family. She enjoyed visiting with her daughters and grandchildren and she brought light and love to all of those in her life.
Nancy is survived by her five daughters; Julia O'Reilly, Wendy Jurczyk, Jennifer Page, Amy Weidman, Nicole Hall and their spouses as well as her three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, her sister Elaine Davis and nieces and nephews.
Mom, you are deeply loved and we will miss you, always.
Services will be private.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, Inc., Boston Chapter, 4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256