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Geraldine L. Nelson

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Newport - Geraldine L. Nelson, 86, went to be with the Lord December 6, 2016, with her family by her side. She was born October 19, 1930, in Boston, MA, a daughter of Rudolph and Alice (Carlson) Cartier. She met her husband Wallace on a blind date. He was on leave from the Army and she was visiting a friend. They married on April 19, 1950, lived in Kansas and Okinawa, Japan, before raising their family in Southborough, MA. Geraldine and Wallace moved to Maine in 1985.They were both saved in their 6th decade. She will be joining her beloved husband around the throne of their Savior. Geraldine was a member of the Emmanuel Bible Baptist Church in Plymouth. She was a devoted mother and sister.
She is survived by 3 daughters, Virginia Grant of Berlin, MA, Alice and husband James Spaulding of Concord, Vermont, and Joanne Reiniger of Dover-Foxcroft; 2 brothers, Rudolph and wife Janice Cartier of Manchester, Washington, Brian and wife Joyce Cartier of Sacramento, California; 7 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband Wallace.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, December 10th, 2016, at the Emmanuel Bible Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Emrich officiating. Spring burial will be in the family lot, Riverside Cemetery, Newport. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com
Published on  December 7, 2016
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