Putnam – Patricia A. Nelson, 55, of Five Mile River Rd., died Monday, April 20, 2015 in her home. Born in Branford, CT, she was the daughter of the late Grace Clasen.
Patricia was a supervisor in the custodial department for Marianapolis Preparatory School. She adored the students, faculty, and staff. She enjoyed running, walking, horses, NASCAR, and country music. She had a love for baking and cooking and was a hard worker always taking care of others before herself. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She thought the world of her in-laws, Lucille Nelson and her husband, the late Fred Nelson.
In addition to her husband, Patricia is survived by her sons, Michael Nelson of Putnam, and Matthew Mayo of VT; her daughter, Jennifer Nelson of Dayville; her sister Jean Estrom and her husband Peter Bocciarelli of Branford, CT; and her mother in-law, Lucille Nelson of Putnam.
Relative and friends are invited to a memorial service for Patricia on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 3:00 pm in the chapel at Marianapolis Preparatory School, 26 Chase Rd., Thompson, CT., 06277. There will be a private burial in Center Cemetery in Branford, CT at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in Patricia’s name to Marianapolis Preparatory School, 26 Chase Rd., Thompson, CT 06277. For memorial guestbook please visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.