MADAWASKA – William Nelson died Nov. 8, 2007, at a Bangor hospital. He was born July 6, 1932, in Jersey City, N.J., son of William and Agnes (Austin) Nelson. He was a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant, having served in the Air Force for 30 years. He is survived by his wife, Lucienne (Dufour) Nelson of Madawaska; three daughters, Jeannine Nelson of Madawaska, Kathleen Ahern and her husband, Alan, of Temple, N.H., and Eileen Winfrey and her husband, Steven, of Madawaska; one son, William Nelson Jr. and his companion, Carrie Lagasse, of Madawaska; one half brother, Andrew Grogan of Virginia; three half sisters, Agnes LaCourse, Patricia Caton and Eileen Grogan, all of Virginia; nine grandchildren, Tristan and Kara Nelson, Cory, Aidan and Chloe Ahern, Valerie and Ryan Winfrey, Willie and Cassandra Nelson; and one great-grandson, Cameron Nelson. He was predeceased by one brother, Joseph Nelson. A memorial Mass will be celebrated 2 p.m. Monday at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Friends and relatives may call noon Monday until time of services at Daigle Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Maine Veterans’ Cemetery, Caribou.
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:17 p.m.