July 8, 2017
Service Date: July 13, 2017
Calling hours are Wednesday July 12 from 4-8:00 p.m.
Obituaries » J. Wendy Nelson
Nelson, J. Wendy, 71 of Foster, passed away on July 8, 2017 surrounded by her beloved family. She was the loving wife of Robert S. Nelson, Sr. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Alice A. ( Carruthers ) Lederman and is survived by her sister Alice M. Malveto of Attleboro, MA.
She co-owned Child and Family Therapy after receiving her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Rhode Island. She was an avid sports fan who cheered for her Aim High Gymnastics teams, URI basketball and New England Patriots.
The one word that best describes Wendy is family and everyone that knew her walked away calling her “ Nanny “. Besides her husband and sister, she is survived by her loving children Robert S. Nelson, Jr and his wife Tara S. Nelson, daughter Amy K ( Nelson ) Bryant, her four beloved grandchildren Jack, Victoria, James and Nathaniel. She is survived by her cherished nieces Donna, Lori and Joann.
Funeral Service will be Thursday July 13 at 11am in Historic Grace Episcopal Church, 300 Westminster Street, Providence burial will follow at the Rhode Island Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, 301 South County Trail, Exeter. Calling hours are Wednesday July 12 from 4-8pm in the Winfield & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, 571 West Greenville Road, Scituate. Donations in her memory to Hasbro Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box H, Providence, RI 02901