Auburn – Thelma P. (Chummy) Nielsen, 95, of Greene passed away Sunday, August 11th at Hospice House of Androscoggin in Auburn. She was born in Lewiston on February 21, 1924, the daughter of Elmer G Pillsbury and Hazel (Harris) Pillsbury. Thelma attended Lewiston High School, graduating in 1942. On April 23, 1948 in South Portland, Thelma married Horace E “Hobby” Nielsen. Hobby passed away on May 17, 2019. Thelma worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Auburn for 17 years, retiring in 1985. She enjoyed knitting, reading and her family. She was a member of the Greene Baptist Church. Thelma is survived by her four children and their spouses, Carol and Pastor George Gnade, of Hallstead, PA, Lynn and Philip Pease of Leeds, Nancy and Donald Desmarais of Hampden, David Nielsen of Greene and former daughter-in-law, Cyndi Nielsen, 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren. We wish to thank the staff of Androscoggin Hospice House for their wonderful care and support. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at: www.finleyfuneralhome.com
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Nielsen, Thelma P– 95, of Greene, Maine, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 in Auburn, Maine. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main Street, Monmouth, Maine. Visiting hours will be at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM prior to the funeral. If desired, contributions in her name may be sent to the Greene Baptist Church, 102 Main Street, Greene, Maine 04236