Goble Funeral Home

22 Main Street, Sparta, NJ


Jean S Nelson

January 22, 1924June 9, 2020

Jean S. Nelson, 96, of Sparta, NJ passed away on June 9, 2020 at Milford Manor in West Milford, NJ. Jeans’ parents were David W. Goble and Helen Shuman Goble and she was born on the present site of the Goble Funeral Home in Sparta. Jean was an active and longtime member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Harmony Lodge, Newton. She loved her family and made quilts for all of them. For as long as she could, Jean enjoyed spending winters in Arizona with Richard and the rest of the year between Roger and Bob's homes in Pa and NJ. Jean is predeceased by her beloved husband of 60 years, Norman F. “Nelly” Nelson. She is survived by her devoted sons: Roger N. Nelson and his wife Nancy of Coatesville, PA; Lawrence D. Nelson and his wife Judy of Wantage, NJ; Robert A. Nelson of Sparta, NJ and Richard K. Nelson and his partner Larry R. Smith of Phoenix, AZ. Jean is also survived by her beloved grandchildren: Jeffrey, Gregory, and Jennifer and eight great grandchildren. All services were held privately under the direction of the Goble Funeral Home, Sparta.


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Jean S Nelson

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