Mildred D. “Millie” (Ferreira) Nelson of West Barnstable, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the age of 86.
She was the beloved wife of the late Charles E Nelson and devoted Mother of David Nelson (Marilyn), Paul Nelson (Annemarie), Debra Nelson widow of her son Thomas who passed May 2006, William Nelson (Susan), Michael Nelson (Marilyn), James Nelson (Debra), Pamela Ehring (John) who recently passed in July 2018 and Dana Nelson. Grandmother of Julie (Roger) Cullen, Angela Nelson, Christine (Joe) Guglielmo, Stephen Nelson, Andrew, Cynthia, Joseph Nelson, Katie Kendall, Holly (Jaime) Santos, Erik (Joe) & Matthew Nelson, Mallory Orth (Michael), Cole Nelson, Alexandra (Corey) Crivits, and Leah Nelson. Great-grandmother of Roger Cullen, Margaret, Michael, Thomas, and Vincent Crivits, and Charles and Cameron Orth. Mildred was the fifth of eight children and is survived by her sister, Patricia Hansen of Whitman and several nieces and nephews.
She resided in the South Shore area for many years, she was employed at The Bank of Boson Shareholders services division. In 1988, she and Charlie decided to move to the Cape, where she then worked for the Cape Cod Cablevision in South Yarmouth for many years until her retirement. She enjoyed spending time with children and grandchildren, cooking, gardening, and knitting her great afghans.
Calling hours will be from 4-7 pm on Sunday, June 9 at Morris, O’Connor and Blute Funeral Home, 58 Long Pond Rd, South Yarmouth MA. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, June 10 at 11 am at St. Pius X Church, Station Ave, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
In lieu of flowers, if you wish, please donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or VNA Hospice of Cape Cod Nursing Education Fund, 434 Route 134, Suite D3, South Dennis, MA 02660