Obituary of Martha S. Nelson
Martha S. Nelson, age 90, of Westlake, Ohio, formerly of White Oak, PA, died Sunday, January 22, 2017. She was born in McKeesport, PA on March 2, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Ira M. and Anna Reisner Shoup and the wife of the late G. Walter Nelson, Jr. Martha earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Westminster College and her Master of Arts at the University of Pittsburgh. She was an English teacher at Glassport Junior-Senior High School and Penn State University McKeesport Campus. She was a private tutor and a member of the McKeesport College Club.
She is survived by her daughters, Dr. Katherine A. Nelson of Ithaca, New York and Carol (Michael Hronek) Nelson of Bay Village, Ohio, grandchildren, Anne (Erich) Diedrich and John Nelson-Hronek, and great grandchildren Heidi and Greta Diedrich.
Friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor, 412-678-6177), on Friday, February 3rd from 11:00 am until the time of service at 12:00 Noon. Burial in Richland Cemetery.To send flowers to the family of Martha Nelson, please visit Tribute Store
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