Veronica Faith Nelson, “Ronnie”, age 79 of Hebron, passed away at Hartford Hospital on November 14, 2019. Born in East Lyme on July 10, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Edith Bangston. She grew up and attended school in Old Saybrook. After High School, Ronnie worked for a time as a telephone operator. She married her beloved husband, Robert on September 26, 1959. The couple made their home and raised their family in East Lyme. Ronnie worked diligently with her husband for several years as they started building their business known as Niantic Tool Company. After the company was well established, she retired to be the homemaker and full time mother to her three sons, Daniel Nelson of Manchester, NH, David and his wife Linda Nelson of Oakdale, CT, and Gary Nelson of Harbenson, DE. She will be forever loved and missed by her ten grandchildren; Joanne and her husband Robert, David, Jr. and his wife, Lea, Katie and Marc, Anthony and his wife Ashley, Timothy, Ashley, Brianna, Taylor, Stephaine and Robert. She also leaves behind several great grandchildren, who fondly knew her as "GG" including Matthew, Kaylee, David III, Collin, Julian, Rylie and numerous extended family members and friends. She was predeceased by her beloved Robert on December 22, 2012. A celebration of Ronnie's life will be held Friday, November 22, 2019 from 6-8pm at the Aurora McCarthy Funeral Home located at 167 Old Hartford Rd Colchester, CT. For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com
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