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Edith L. (Rippel) Nelson
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Obituary for Edith L. (Rippel) Nelson

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Edith L. (Rippel) Nelson, 96, a Maynard resident since 1979, died Wednesday January 30, 2019 in Concord, MA. She was the wife of the late Arvid W. Nelson who passed away in April, 2001.

Born in Woodhaven, NY, she was the daughter of the late Frederick P. and Harriette B. (Tyson) Rippel. Originally from Long Island, New York, Mrs. Nelson attended Columbia University and the New York Institute of Dietetics. She lived in New Hampshire for 10 years where she was employed at the New Hampshire Artistic Web before moving to Maynard, MA. following her marriage to Arvid Nelson. Mrs. Nelson enjoyed reading and was a member of the Maynard Senior Citizens Club and the former Summerhill Glen Club, holding various offices in each.

She is survived by her daughter, Dr. Amy L. Deutsch; two step-daughters, Donna Graves and Antoinette Harrison; a sister Dolores M. Kipp; and several grandchildren and their families. She was the step-mother of the late Diane Brenn.

In accordance with her wishes, there are no visiting hours. A graveside service will be held Wednesday May 1st, 2019 at 1:00pm in Glenwood Cemetery, 254 Great Road (Rte 117 Entrance) Maynard. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Friends of the Maynard Library, 77 Nason Street, Maynard, MA 01754. Memorial page actonfuneralhome.com

Service Information

When
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 1:00pm
Location
Glenwood Cemetery (new section)
Address
254 Great Road
Maynard, MA 01754
Location Information
Chain link fence entrance on Great Road, Rte 117
Service Extra Info
In accordance with her wishes, there are no visiting hours. A graveside service will be held Wednesday May 1st, 2019 at 1:00pm in Glenwood Cemetery, 254 Great Road (Rte 117 Entrance) Maynard. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Friends of the Maynard Library, 77 Nason Street, Maynard, MA 01754.

Interment Information

When
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 1:00pm
Location
Glenwood Cemetery (new section)
Address
254 Great Road
Maynard, MA 01754
Location Information
Chain link fence entrance on Great Road, Rte 117