In Memory of




Obituary for John (Jack) Nelson

Nelson, John Arthur (Jack) at P.R.H.C on Monday, June 12, 2023, with family by his side.

Jack, retired President of Fred Nelson and Sons Limited (Keene), Past President of Keene Lions Club and a member of Otonabee Masonic Lodge #374 and lifetime member of Keene United Church. Predeceased by beloved wife Gayle (60 yrs). Dear father of Douglas and predeceased by Ian and Margo. Cherished grandfather of Angela and Colin and great grandfather of four. Fondly remembered by special friend Yara Worral. Dear brother of Peter, Julie (Brian Taylor) and sister-in-law of Marie (late Bill Nelson). Predeceased by his parents Fred and Gladys Nelson.

A private celebration of Jack's life will be held at Keene United Church. 30 North Street, Keene, ON. A public gathering will be held at Keene United Church Hall on June 17th from 1 PM to 3 PM with Remembrances of Jack's Life at 2PM.

If desired, condolences to the family or donations to the Keene United Church or Lions Club may be made at or by calling 705-740-0444.