NELSON, James (Jim) Edward


∼October 16, 1936 – February 15, 2017∼

Peacefully with his family by his side at the Sault Area Hospital on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in his 81st year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife and best friend Patricia Nelson (nee Wilkins). Loving father of Tracy Litmola (Peter) of Brampton, Patti Nelson of Sault Ste. Marie, Rick Nelson (Michelle Serafin) of Sault Ste. Marie, Lori Nelson of Winchester and Irene O’Reilly (Dan) of Woodstock.

Dear grandfather Kalevi, Kyla, Katrina and Erik Litmola, Amanda Nelson, Shea and Shane Serafin, Christopher and Steven Panagiotopoulos, Nicholas, Jeremy and Peter Vachon. Dear great grandfather Zaila and Brennan Panagiotopoulos, Brooke and Miah Vachon.

Dear brother Lois May Thibodeau (late Art), the late Mary (Emilie) Rains (Orrell), the late George Albert Nelson (late Pat), the late Grace Genevieve Nelson, the late John Raymon Nelson (Alma).

Jim will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (215 St. James St.) on Saturday February 18, 2017 from 11:00am until time of service in the chapel at 1:00pm with Rev. Jaroslaw Lazoryk officiating.

Memorial contributions to ARCH would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 215 St. James St, 705-759-8456. Expressions of sympathy and condolences available on-line at;