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James J. Nelson

Jun 10, 1943 - Nov 01, 2023

James J. Nelson

June 10, 1943 - November 01, 2023


James J. Nelson

Greece: Passed away peacefully on November 1, 2023, at age 80. Predeceased by his parents James and Isabelle Nelson; sister Mary Deney; brothers Brian and Dan Nelson. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Donna; children Susan Fout, Deborah Nelson, Laura (Todd) Colvin & Jon (Kristie) Nelson; brothers Mike (Jan) Nelson, Joe (Bonnie) Nelson, Dave (Colleen) Nelson; sister Pat (Roy) Wisnoski; sisters-in-law Irene Nelson, Barbara Nelson; brother-in-law Richard Deney; grandchildren Kristina, Katey, Tony, Jerry, Olivia, Rylee, & Aiden; 6 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Jim worked as a chemical engineer at Kodak for more than 35 years and at Meals on Wheels for over 25 years.

Jim's life story will be celebrated during visitation on Friday, November 3rd from 4-7 PM at the funeral home. His Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, November 4th at 12:00 PM at St Marks Roman Catholic Church, 54 Kuhn Road, Rochester 14612. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers please direct memorials to URMC Home Care Meals on Wheels, 2180 Empire Blvd, Webster, 14580 or http://tiny.cc/MealsonWheels in his memory.


Fri, Nov 3, 2023 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home

1411 Vintage Lane
Rochester, NY 14626

Sat, Nov 4, 2023 at 12:00 pm
St. Marks Church

54 Kuhn Road
Rochester, NY 14612

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