NELSON, Eleanor (Parisi) 86, formerly of Steubenville, passed away in Lawrenceville Ga. on July 10, 2012, with her daughter at her side.
She was born Oct. 20, 1925, a daughter of the late Dominick and Donata Vernacchio Parisi.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Nelson, her son, Robert Nelson and her daughter, Donna Goodwin. Five brothers, Peter, Andrew, George, Steve "Bones" and Ross "Babe," also two sisters, Mabel Heine and Alyce Potenzini. Surviving are her daughter, Lori (Steven) Philpot of Georgia, brother, John (Baldy) Parisi, sister, Gracia (Pete) Prihodko both of Steubenville; a daughter- in-law, Cathy Nelson, two grandsons, Rob Nelson of Akron and Sean Nelson of Steubenville; a granddaughter, Dawnetta (Ken) DeMichael of Medina. OH and three great-grandchildren, Taylor, Atonia and Dominic.
Eleanor enjoyed traveling, especially the times spent on the Jersey shore and Hilton Head Island with her nieces.
A Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at St. Peters Catholic church.
Burial to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. www.mostifuneralhome.com