LEOMINSTER---Carol Amy (Mays) Nelson, 67 years old, of Leominster, died Friday, January 12, 2018 in her home after an illness. She is survived by her husband of 45 years David R. Nelson, Sr.; 2 sons David R. Nelson, Jr. of Ayer and John E. Nelson and his wife Jennifer of Winchendon; her brother Richard A. Mays of Fitchburg; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister Judith A. DiNardo and her brother Russell E. Mays.
Carol was born July 15, 1950 in Leominster, daughter of Russell B. and Lauretta E. (Johnson) Mays and was a life long resident. She had been a Home Health Aide for several years, before retiring in 2013. Carol loved to ride on the back of her husband’s motorcycle, going to Foxwoods and enjoying her afternoon Dunkin Donuts Coffee.
A service will be held on Wednesday, January 17th at 11 am at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, January 16th from 5-8 pm in the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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