Obituary: Eileen K. Nelson


WATERBURY — Eileen K. Nelson, 75, widow of Leonard Thomas Nelson, died June 18, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Eileen was born on Jan. 5, 1945, in Bridgeport, the daughter of the late Louis and Marie (Fee) Dennis. She was a proud and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and she loved her cat, Allie.

Eileen is survived by her sons, Robert Kindle and Michael Kindle; her daughters, Sharon Kindle, Kathleen Nelson and her fiancé, Dennis Boyle, and Susan Gomez and her husband, Luis Gomez; her nine grandchildren; and her five great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and her parents, Eileen was predeceased by her grandson, Donald S. Costa Jr.

Calling hours will be on Tuesday, June 23, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck. A graveside service will be at 12:30 p.m. at St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. Everyone attending Eileen’s services is required to wear a face covering and to adhere to social distancing policies.

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