In Memory of Charmaine Nelson

April 3, 1928 - January 14, 2019

Charmaine Nelson, JD, 90, formerly of Savannah, GA and Baldwinsville, passed away at Francis House in Syracuse, New York surrounded by her children on January 14, 2019.

She was born in Las Cruces, NM to the late Marie Guadalupe Padilla and Carl Lind.

Charmaine, a veteran, a businesswoman and an international traveler, attended the John Marshall Law School in Atlanta where she completed a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1980. Charmaine was a communicant member of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Baldwinsville, New York.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Attorney & Major (USAF Ret.) Ronald E. Nelson, her son, Bruce and her granddaughter, Alicia.

She is survived by her four children, Richard (Yoshiko) Nelson; Teresa (Michael) Nelson Graham; Karen (Java) Nelson; and Bryan (Folakemi) Nelson, and her grandchildren, Paul, Amanda, Favour and Praise, and two great-grandchildren, Joshua and Gabriel.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Charmaine on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM (visitation 10-11 AM) at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Webster with Father Randal Knauf as Celebrant.  Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Webster where she will be laid to rest next to her husband, Ron and her son, Bruce.     

Arrangements have been entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster, WI. Online condolences may be expressed at www.swedberg-taylor.com

Last Update: Jan 18, 2019 8:03 am CST

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