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Margaret L. Nelson

May 25, 1926 January 1, 2019
Margaret L. Nelson
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Obituary for Margaret L. Nelson

BEVERLY- Margaret L. “Peggy” (Healey) Nelson, 92, died January 1, 2019 at Ledgewood Rehabilitation in Beverly. She was the wife of the late Hugh Nelson. She was born and raised in Beverly to the late Frederick D. and Margaret L. (Flynn) Healey. She was a graduate of Beverly High School Class of 1944.

Mrs. Nelson worked for many years at the Essex Institute in Salem. Throughout the years she enjoyed her participation with the Beverly Homecoming and community activities, as well as various creative arts such as quilting, woodworking, and painting. She was the matriarch of the family, hosting numerous traditional family gatherings in her home. She was crowned Beverly's ‘Miss Balch’ in 1940. Peggy continued to love and enjoy listening to her favorite music while reminiscing about her ‘jitterbugging’ days on the dance floor.

Surviving her is a son, Brian W. Nelson and his wife Julie of Ipswich; three grandsons, Jeffrey, Andrew, and Matthew Nelson, along with many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Frederick D. Healey Jr., John D. Healey, Joseph K. Healey, and a sister Kathryn Healey.

A funeral service will be held on Friday in the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly at 10 am. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visitation will be held prior to the service Friday from 9 to 10am. Burial in North Beverly Cemetery. Contributions may be made in her name to Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com


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Visitation

Friday

4

Jan

9:00 AM 1/4/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 1/4/2019 10:00:00 AM
Campbell Funeral Home

525 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Campbell Funeral Home
525 Cabot Street Beverly 01915 MA
United States

Service

Friday

4

Jan

10:00 AM 1/4/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
Campbell Funeral Home

525 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Campbell Funeral Home
525 Cabot Street Beverly 01915 MA
United States

Graveside

Friday

4

Jan

11:00 AM 1/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
North Beverly Cemetery

685 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

North Beverly Cemetery
685 Cabot Street Beverly 01915 MA

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

309 Waverly Oaks Road
Waltham, Massachusetts 02452
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