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Lindy Nelson

July 15, 1944 — January 13, 2023

Waterbury, CT

Lindy Nelson

Age 78, of Waterbury CT, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, January 13, 2023, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Lindy was born in Waterbury on July 15, 1944. She was raised and educated in Naugatuck, Connecticut.

Lindy was the beloved mother of Dawn Hart (Donald) of Pittsburgh and Erik Nelson of Plainsville; grandmother of Madeline, Theodore, Gabrielle, and Isabelle; daughter of the late Harry and Helen (Grandell) Pyshna; sister of David Pyshna and the late Ricky Pyshna; sister-in-law of Barbara, of Naugatuck and Carolyn, of Prospect; also survived by nieces, nephews, and friends.

Before her retirement, Lindy worked as a medical receptionist for over 30 years in Connecticut and Pennsylvania. After retiring, she moved to Pittsburgh to help take care of her mother, Helen, who had moved in with her granddaughter. In her free time, Lindy dedicated herself to perfecting her cookie recipes. Lindy cherished her hobbies, including baking, reading wholesome murder mysteries, arts and crafts, and walking along the Connecticut shore. She also had a great love for animals, visiting her best friends, and spending quality time with her grandchildren.

Lindy's Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 4:00 PM at North Congregational Church on 11 Main Street North, Woodbury, Connecticut. Lindy’s family respectfully suggests donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38015.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, January 21, 2023

4:00 - 5:00pm (Eastern time)

North Congregational Church

11 Main St N, Woodbury, CT 06798

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