The Life of Andrew A Nelson

Andrew "Andy" Nelson, age 69, of Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, in the comfort of home, surrounded by family.

He was born in Philadelphia , the son of the late Andrew A. and Alice (Hubert) Nelson.
Andrew attended Sharon Hill High School, PA. and graduated class of 1973 from Penn State University, State College.

He was employed for 42 years at P&N Coal Company, Punxsutawney, as the CFO, retiring from that position in June of 2020.

He is survived by daughters Nicole Nelson of Wilkes Barre and Brittany Nelson of Buffalo, New York; two adoring grandchildren, CJ Long and Emma Long; sister Rose Troilo and husband Daniel of Scottsdale, Arizona; and nieces and nephews. Former wife, Evis Ross (Neil) of Bear Creek Township, became Andy's dedicated caretaker as he battled late-stage cancer with great strength. Evis and Andy found companionship in the care of their grandchildren and through Evis's steadfast and compassionate commitment to Andy's comfort during his convalescence.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Published by The Punxsutawney Spirit from Feb. 3 to Feb. 4, 2021.

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