Rensselaer County Obituaries
Surnames Beginning with "N"
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NELSON, Ralph. - Ralph Nelson, age 75, Tarpon Springs, Fla., died Wednesday at Helen Ellis Hospital in Florida. Born in Norway, he was a summer resident of Middle Grove and a winter resident of Tarpon Springs. The widower of Marie Nelson, Mr. Nelson was a machinist for the Fuller Brush Co. in Albany for many years. Survivors include six stepdaughters, Patricia Mathusa of Oklahoma, Dorothy Grenier of Delmar, Rosemary Caldwell of Mechanicville, Charlotte Jones of Glenmont, Francis Thomas of Clifton Park, and Margaret Earing of East Greenbush; a stepson, Charles T. Hart of Florida; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The funeral will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in the spring. A calling hour will be one hour prior to the service Monday at the funeral home. (published on an unspecified date in the Troy Record newspaper of Troy, Rensselaer County, NY; submitted to this website by Kathy)

NEWCOMB, Simon. - Simon Newcomb died at 6 o'clock Wednesday evening at the ripe age of 73 years. Mr. Newcomb was a native of Pittstown but has been a resident of Lansingburgh for the past twenty years. Death results from Bright's disease. (published 14 March 1885 on page 3 of the Lansingburgh Courier newspaper of Lansingburgh, Rensselaer County, NY [now part of Troy, Rensselaer County, NY]; submitted to this website by Elsie Saar)

NEWTON, Elmer E. - At St. Mary's Hospital, April 24, 1965, Elmer E. Newton of Brunswick, husband of Marian Starks Newton; father of Clarence E. Newton of RD 1 Troy, Donald A. Newton of Brunswick, and Mrs. Herbert Asbury of Los Angeles, Calif.; brother of Berton Newton of Northfield, Mass., William C. Newton of Cleveland, Ohio, Leslie Newton of Troy, Mrs. Matthew Smith of Springfield, Mass., and Mrs. Jay Knight of Troy; also survived by three grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday at 1:30 p. m. at the Howard B. Tate & Son Funeral Home in Raymertown and at 2 p. m. at the Gilead Lutheran Church of Brunswick. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, 3 - 5 and 7 - 9 p. m. Interment in Memory's Garden. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lutheran Church of Brunswick. (date and name of newspaper not supplied; submitted to this website by Michelle Mavigliano)

NIAL, Loretta M. - Rensselaer. Loretta M. Nial, 92, died July 14, 2004. Survived by siblings, John, Maryland and Walter Nial, Mrs. Stewart Smith. Funeral, Saturday, [17 July 2004] 10 a.m. from the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Lansingburgh. Mass at St. Augustine's Church, Lansingburgh, 10:30 a.m. Calling hour Saturday from 9-10 a.m. Burial St. Peter's Cemetery, Troy. (published Thursday, 15 July 2004 in the Times Union newspaper of Albany, Albany County, NY; Loretta Nial had an avid interest in genealogy and was the compiler or editor of at least six books of tombstone inscriptions and court naturalization records in Rensselaer County, NY; submitted by Lin Van Buren)



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