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Russell Nelson

Russell E. Nelson

d. February 9, 2024


Services have been rescheduled to Wednesday and Thursday

MILLBURY – Russell E. Nelson, 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 9th after a brief illness in Rose Monahan Hospice Home.

Russell leaves his wife of 65 years, Louise (Leseman) Nelson; a daughter, Vicki D. Coutu and her husband, John of Charlton; a granddaughter, Jacqueline Christofaro and her husband, Kevin Jr. of Centerville; a great grandson, Kevin Christofaro, III; many nieces and nephews.  He is predeceased by his parents, Roland and Ruth (Lawlis) Nelson, a son, Donald Nelson, and four siblings.

Russell was a veteran of the United States Army and worked many years as a machinist.  He enjoyed fishing trips with friends, especially on Cape Cod.  

Family and friends are invited to gather for a time of visitation on Wednesday, Feb. 14th from 4 to 6 p.m. in Mulhane Home for Funerals, 45 N. Main Street, Millbury.   His graveside service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 15th at 11 a.m. in All Faith’s Cemetery, 7 Island Road, Worcester.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rose Monahan Hospice Home, 10 Judith Road, Worcester MA 01602.

If you would like to send flowers to these services Mulhane Home for Funerals recommends

contacting a local florist directly.

Local Florist:

Floral Boutique 508-754-5637 - 242 Millbury Ave, Millbury

Posies N Presents 508-581-4164 - 3 Boston Road, Sutton

To order memorial trees in memory of Russell E. Nelson, please visit our tree store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, February 14, 2024

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mulhane Home For Funerals

45 N. Main Street, Millbury, MA 01527

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Graveside Service

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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