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Eugene Nelson

February 21, 2020

U.S. Veteran

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The funeral with military honors will be Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City with a mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City celebrated by Msgr. Patrick Pratico. Entombment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.   Friends may call Monday 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. For directions or to leave an online condolence visit the funeral home website.

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Eugene Nelson, 75, of Jermyn, died Friday, February 21, 2020, at Allied Hospice.  He is survived by his wife the former, Carol Ann Gliniecki.

Born in Olyphant, he was the son of the late Bernard and Marie Murray Nelson, and he was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  He was a graduate of Olyphant High School, and he received an associate degree in Business from Lackawanna College.  He was employed by Harper and Row, and Eddie’s Nursery a family-owned business until retirement.  He served with the US Army’s 360th Transportation Company from May 1967 to May 1969 during the Vietnam War.  He was a lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 11, Dickson City, and the Raymond Henry American Legion Post 327, Olyphant.

He was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who loved the Dallas Cowboys, Western movies, spending time with his family, his “Dog Bruno”, and he was a proud Vietnam Veteran.  He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Surviving is a daughter, Melissa Dupay, and husband, John, Blakely; a son, Eugene Nelson, Jermyn; grandchildren, John, Kristen, Lauren, and Megan Dupay; a brother, Michael Nelson, and wife, Phyllis, Center, PA; sisters, Mary Flood, AZ, and Rita Pretko, Peckville; brother in law, Edward Gliniecki, and wife, Cathy, Dickson City; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Bernard Nelson.

The funeral with military honors will be Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City with a mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City celebrated by Msgr. Patrick Pratico. Entombment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.   Friends may call Monday 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. For directions or to leave an online condolence visit the funeral home website.