Norene E. (Michel) Nelson, 84, of Lower Burrell died Friday April 12, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot. She was born to the late Earl and Mildred (Rider) Michel. She is the wife of the late John A. Nelson and was preceded in death by her brother Edwin Michel. Norene is survived by her son, Mark (Irene) Nelson, of Lower Burrell, a daughter Nancy (Ed) McConville, of Lower Burrell; Grandchildren Lauren (Ryan) Grady, of Chicago, IL, Caryn Nelson, of Lower Burrell, Megan McConville, of Lower Burrell and Mark McConville, of Lower Burrell; also 3 Great grandchildren, Madison and Liam Grady of Chicago, IL and Oliver Nelson, of Lower Burrell; her brother, Gordon (Nancy) Michel, of Colorado. Norene was a retired Secretary of the Lower Burrell School District after 25 years of service. She was an avid reader, active resident at Concordia, and volunteered for 10 years for the Concordia Fashion Show fundraiser. She was a faithful member of Puckety Presbyterian Church and enjoyed the Bible study classes. Norene was a proud graduate of the Ken High class of “1952” and was active with class reunions. She fully enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Arrangements entrusted to the Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home, Inc., Robert P. Karish, Supervisor, 2877 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, Pa. 15068. (724) 335-6500. Services and Interment will be Private. Memorial donations may be made in her honor to the Peoples Library, 3052 Wachter Avenue, Lower Burrell, PA 15068.
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