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Nelson, Shirley Ann

New Pittsburg — Shirley Ann Nelson, 86, of New Pittsburg, died Saturday, May 15, 2021, at her residence.
She was born in 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio.  Her youth was spent in Cleveland Heights, Ohio; she then lived over twenty years in eastern New York State.  Shirley returned to Ohio and realized her life-long dream of owning a rural house.  She lived in Wayne County since 1996.
Shirley liked working with numbers and acquired knowledge in accounting and bookkeeping by helping charitable and other types of organizations.  She most recently served as a treasurer of the Botanizers Club at the Wilderness Center.  Shirley enjoyed nature and hiking.  Those who wish to make a memorial donation may contribute to The Wilderness Center, P.O. Box 202, Wilmot, OH, 44689,
She was predeceased by her parents and a brother, Robert Nelson. She is survived by a niece, nephews and several cousins
At Shirley’s request, there will be no local services.  Interment will be with her grandmother, Edith Sophia Nelson in Connecticut.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is assisting with arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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