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Lewiston - Aloise L. Nelson, 72, of Turner, Me., passed away on Wednesday July 12, 2017, at Central Maine Medical Center. She was born in Mechanic Falls, Maine on June 25, 1945, a daughter of Neva (Towle) Hall and the late Ellsworth Hall. She married Mark Nelson on October 26, 2004 in North Turner. She attended local schools and graduated from Leavitt Institute, She was a school bus driver for The town of Buckfield for 3 years and then for SAD 52 30 years before retiring. Aloise was a past member of the Buckfield School Board. She was a huge Red Sox fan who loved gardening everything but especially flowers. She truly enjoyed baking and was just a natural cook and she had a very special love for her cats. At the end of the day though, it was her family who she had a great devotion to.

She is survived by her husband: Mark Nelson of Turner, her mother Neva Hall, her children: Jackie Fontaine and husband David of Lewiston, Julie Hinkley and husband Michael of Florida, William R. Lowell IV and wife Michelle of Sumner, Maine, Melanie Herrick and significant other Chris Rousseau of Lewiston, Dean Nelson and wife Terry of Florida, 10 Grandchildren, 5 Great-Grandchildren, 2 brothers: Ralph Hall and Irvin Hall, 2 sisters: Janice Douglass and Amanda Lowell, sister-in-law Sandra Martin of Auburn. Aloise was predeceased by her father, Ellsworth Hall and brother, Keith Hall.
You are invited to offer your condolences and share fond memories with the family by visiting Aloise's guestbook at

A Celebration of Life will be held at The Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Aloise's memory to: American Heart Association, 51 US RT. 1, Suite M, Scarborough, Maine 04074. A Service of The Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home, 217 Turner St., Auburn, Maine 04210. 783-8545