Monday, June 21, 2010

Nellie Ethel Simpson

Nellie Ethel Kennedy Simpson passed away on June 20, 2010 at the Rehab Center of Winter Park under the care of Hospice. She was 93 years of age. Ms. Nellie was the daughter of the late Bertha and John Kennedy born in Cornwall Hospital, Cornwall, NY. Nellie is survived by her nieces Carol McDonald, Kathy Lennon, Martha Hasbrouck, Pat Durkin, and Marion Heins, nephews Alan Boles and John O'Dell and many grand nieces and nephews. Also friend and caregiver William Ellwood of Orlando, FL. She was predeceased by her devoted husband of 70 years, Arthur Simpson formerly of Harriman, NY and her sisters Bertha O'Dell, Ida Doering, and Marge Boles. Also longtime friend Debbie Ellwood of Orlando, FL. Nellie graduated from Cornwall High School. She and her husband moved to Orlando in the early 1950's. Cremation under the direction of Dobbs Funeral Home. Burial will be with her husband at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. Art proudly served his country in the US Navy on the battleship US Honolulu during WWII.

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