Harrie R NelsonFebruary 20, 1934 ~ November 17, 2017 (age 83)
Harrie R. Nelson, 83 of Perth Amboy, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Veterans Hospital of Lyons, Lyons, NJ with his family by his side.
Harrie was born in Waycross, Georgia and lived in Perth Amboy for many years. He served his country for two tours in the United States Navy. He was employed by New York Environmental Protection Agency, New York, NY as a Seaman for many years. He retired in 2004. He was an active member and Deacon of Connections Worldwide Ministries, Inc., Edison.
He is preceded in death by his loving parents Christopher C. and Gerona ( nee White ) Nelson; brother of Lillian Ruth Fillmore, who passed away in March 2017.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 39 years Joyce Spivey Spivey ~ Nelson; beloved father of Diane Lewis Nelson; cherished brother of Zeida Stevenson, Edna Mae, Herman, Harry and ; adored uncle of many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11 am at the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy. Interment will follow at the BG William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ. Visiting is on Wednesday from 9 ~ 11 am.