YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Vera Alberta (Patten) Nelson, 91, of Boardman, formerly of Hubbard, passed away Friday, January 13, 2017, the beloved wife of the late Paul Nelson.
She was born January 17, 1925 in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Albert and Viola (Hunt) Patten.
Alberta will always be remembered and loved by her family and friends for having a big heart and a caring personality. She was a woman that had great faith in God.
She was a member of the Hubbard Historical Society and was also a longtime active member of Bethel Lutheran Church.
She leaves behind to hold onto her memories her sisters, Clara Wallack and Martha Legal and a brother, Phillip (Katherine) Patten along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Alberta was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Nelson; a sister, Pauline Darko and a brother, Jesse Roy Patten.
Family and friends may call on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4221 Market St., Boardman (new location) and Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 12:30 – 12:50 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Dr. Boardman.
There will be a funeral service held on Wednesday, January 18 at 1:00 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Dr. Boardman, with Pastor Richard Kidd officiating.
Entombment will take place at Lake Park Cemetery, Youngstown.
Material contributions may be made in Alberta’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, 3695 Boardman Canfield Rd., Canfield, Ohio 44406.
Alberta’s family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude and thanks to the entire staff of Brookdale Senior Living Center along with Hospice of The Valley for all the care and compassion shown to them and Alberta during her time with them.
Family and friends may visit www.rossisantuccifh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to Alberta’s family.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, January 17 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.