Anne V. Nelson, age 67, resident of Sandy Creek, formerly of Stillwater, passed away Saturday at St. Josephs Hospital in Syracuse. Anne resided in Stillwater in Herkimer County for 18 years before moving to Sandy Creek in 2013. She had previously lived in the Town of Albion and Parish. She was born October 23, 1946, in Syracuse, the daughter of Phillip and Darcy Davey Forbes. She graduated Pulaski High School in 1964. Anne married Harold Nelson on May 15, 1965. She was employed by the Stillwater Restaurant & Hotel for 18 years, retiring in 2013. She was previously employed by Oswego County BOCES and Fulton Boiler Works. Anne was a member of the Pulaski American Legion Auxiliary Robert Edward Post #358, and Christ Our Light Parish in Pulaski.
Surviving are her husband Harold A. Nelson Sr., two sons, Harold A. (Jessica) Nelson Jr. of Pulaski and Douglas Nelson (Jeff Coyne) of Cicero, one daughter Valerie (William) Fowler of Sandy Creek, three brothers, Phillip Forbes of Virginia, Larry Forbes of Mexico and Clay Forbes of Central Square, two sisters, Nancy Hilton of Pulaski and Kathy Priest of Parish and seven grandchildren.
Anne was a beloved wife and mother who gave selflessly to others. She went to dance among the stars, with all of those who departed before her. Her big heart and smile will light up heaven, as she watches over us.
Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, NY, with a spring burial in Pulaski Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 17 Technology Place,PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220 or the United Friends of Homeless Animals, 432 Centerville Rd., Richland, NY 13144.