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Phyllis P. (Olson) Nielsen

Born: Tue., Apr. 15, 1924
Died: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Dec. 18, 2017
Location: Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, Brockton

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Tue., Dec. 19, 2017
Location: First Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Phyllis P (Olson) Nielsen, 93 of Brockton, MA passed away December 15, 2017 at her home in Brockton.  She was the wife of the late Francis W. Nielsen

Born April 15, 1924 in Brockton she was the daughter of the late Carl A. and Anna B. (Larsson) Olson.

Phyllis was a lifelong resident of Brockton and had worked for New England Telephone Co and AT&T retiring after 25 years.  She was a member of the Martha Guild, Eastern Star and the Telephone Pioneers.  She enjoyed gardening, crossword puzzles and traveling.  She was also a long time member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brockton.

She is survived by 3 daughters Joanne Shotwell and her husband John of FL, Gail Nielsen of MD and Paula Friski of VA; 5 grandchildren Melody Lauzon, Joy Lydon and her husband Nick, Christopher Morrill, Jason Morrill and his wife Amy and Scott Friski; 6 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  She was also the mother of the late Karen Demers and the sister of the late Avis McKeraghan, Paul A. Olson, Harold Olson, Ellen Newman, Annamay Rowley, Carl A. Olson and Elsie Olson.

Visitation will take place on Monday December 18, 2017 form 4-7 PM in the Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, 647 Main St., Brockton, MA.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 AM in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 900 Main St. Brockton.  Interment will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be given in Phyllis's name to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451

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