Judith A. "Judie" Nelson
  • Middlesex Hospice and Palliative Care
    28 Crescent Street
    Middletown, CT 06457
  • Essex Ambulance Association
    PO Box 233
    Ivoryton, CT 06442
  • VNA Of the Lower Valley
    61 Main St, Suite 5
    Centerbrook, CT 06409

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“Mrs. Nelson was the sweetest! I will always remember her taking care of me and other sick kids when their parents had to go to work. She was always...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Leach - Orlando, FL

“My Dear Judie. Such an elegant departure you have made. So many friends, so many beautiful flowers. You would be so pleased. We all love you so much....Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Linda L. Trawick - Old Saybrook, CT

“Dear Stacey, our condolences to you and your family...We have you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love, Judy, Bruce and...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Judy Cataldo - Derry, NH

“My condolences to the Nelson family. Sincerely, Ann Griswold ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Ann Griswold

“You have always been my shining light Judie. You are the best friend a woman could ever have. God Bless You. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Linda L. Trawick - Friend

“Whenever I see a Humming Bird I will always remember you Judie. Such silliness we had! My deepest sympathy to Ted who always took such good care of...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Linda L. Trawick - Old Saybrook, CT

“We are very saddened by the passing of our wonderful friend "Judie". It has been a number of years since we met through the Sailing Masters of 1812....Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Sal & Ruth Chiaramonte - Frieind

So sorry to hear of Judy's passing. I will always remember her for her beautiful smile and fun loving personality. May she rest in peace.
8 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa Lernould

“Judie was a wonderful person with a contagious upbeat personality and smile. My sincere sympathy to her entire family. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Chris Parkus - Moodus, CT

“I have such wonderful memories of growing up in the Sailing Masters family with Stacy, Gwen and Alyssa. Your mom truly was always such a positive,...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Johns Thomas - Lyme, CT

“Judie was my best friend for over 50 years, and I am certainly going to miss her cheerfulness and upbeat attitude with everything! She did so much...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Shirley Malcarne - Essex, CT

“Ted and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. Bill Brayton, CNM. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: WLS Brayton Sr - Somerset, MA

“Judie was a bright light shining in this world...always kind, considerate, thoughtful. She will be sorely missed.4 ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Agnes & Kat Ross - MA

“To the Nelson family...We are saddened to hear the news of her passing...She was such a wonderful person...and a great sitter for BJ...many years ago...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Jean Henry - Ivoryton, CT


Judith Ann Nelson, 78, of Centerbrook passed away at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Nov. 24th. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 28, 1937, the daughter of Vern and Lucille Vivian (Keller) Boxell. She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years Ted Nelson, her daughters Stacey Nelson of Providence, RI; Gwen Ross and her husband Brian Ross of Ivoryton, CT; Alyssa Atkinson and her husband Shawn Atkinson of Ivoryton,CT; and her grandchildren Patrick Atkinson, Paige Atkinson, and Austin Ross whom filled her heart with love beyond measure. Judie and Ted moved to Centerbrook in 1961, where they built their home, raised three daughters, loved three grandchildren, and shared life's ups and downs with family and friends for over 50 years. Judie took great pride and joy in her home and her family, and found reasons every day to celebrate the small things in life. Judie was an eternal optimist whose positive energy gave great hope and strength to all those around her even in the midst of her own physical struggles, and right up until the very end of her life. Her loving, selfless heart and bright spirit were truly inspirational and will be remembered by all that knew her. The family would like to sincerely thank all of the people with Middlesex Hospital/Hospice, and the Lower Valley Visiting Nurses for their loving care of Judie. Visitation will be held on Monday, November 30th from 5:00-7:00pm at the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home, 34 Main Street in Centerbrook. A service to celebrate Judie's life will take place at The First Congregational Church of Deep River, 1 Church Street in Deep River on Tuesday, December 1st at 11:00AM. Memorial contributions can be made in Judie's name to Middlesex Hospital and Palliative Care, 28 Crescent Street, Middletown, CT 06457; Essex Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 233, Ivoryton, CT 06442; or the Lower Valley Visiting Nurses 61 Main St. #5, Centerbrook, CT 06409. To share a memory of Judie or send a condolence to her family please visit www.rwwfh.com .