Nellie L. Swan
Nellie (Lapham) Swan, 83, of Paris, Maine, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013 at Stephens Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Greenwood, Maine on Jan. 3, 1930, daughter of Carleton and Lillian (Cross) Lapham.
She was a graduate of Gould Academy, Class of 1946 then went to Auburn School of Business and graduated in 1950 while she was working at Lewiston Hardware and Plumbing. On Oct. 1, 1950 she married Kenneth C. Swan who passed away on July 2, 2012 and will now be together again. They moved to Paris Hill in September of 1956. Nellie worked for many years at Wilner Wood Products as an office manager.
She was a member of the First Congregational Church in South Paris for 46 years where she sang in the choir. She was also a member of the Sweet Adelines and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by her two children, Linda Mitchell and husband Vernon and Alan Swan; granddaughter, Katie Swan; step-grandchildren, Dale Mitchell, Vance Mitchell and Bart Mitchell; sister, Claire Smith of Connecticut; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Friday, April 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oxford Hills and Weston Funeral Services, 1037 Main Street, Route 26, Oxford, Maine. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 13, at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church in South Paris. Graveside services will take place in the spring at Hillside Cemetery in South Paris, date and time to be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Nellie’s memory to the First Congregational Church’s Memorial Fund, 17 East Main Street, South Paris, ME 04281. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.oxfordhillsfuneralservices.com.