Eleanore Louise Nelson

Eleanore Louise Nelson, age 89, Eastern Avenue, DuBois, PA died Friday, July 8, 2016 at Christ the King Manor.

Born June 11, 1927 in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Albina (Bills) Bruzga.

On January 31, 1949 in DuBois, PA, she married James L. Nelson. He preceded her in death on July 7, 1994.

She, along with her husband, was the owner/operator of the Nelson’s Grocery Store for 32 years.

Eleanore was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in DuBois, PA.

She is survived by four sisters (Vivian DeClerico of Spring Lakes, NJ; Irene Blakney of DuBois, PA; Sister Kathleen Bruzga of Syracuse, NY and Betty Cessna of Linden, NY). She is also survived by her grandson, Jason Garthwaite and his wife, Nichole of DuBois, PA and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter (Bonnie Garthwaite); two sisters (Evelyn Felter and Jean Larson) and two brothers (Francis and Vincent Bruzga).

There will be no public visitation.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 12 P.M. from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home with Pastor John Miller officiating.

Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.

Memorials may be placed with the charity of the donor’s choice.

On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.


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