Nellie M. Gott, 97, of Mansfield, formerly of Wellington, passed away Friday, January 10, 2014. Born August 31, 1916 in Hayesville, Ohio, to the late Clara May (nee Eckenberger) and Wade Strine, she was a 1935 graduate of Hayesville High School.
Nellie was at one time employed as a custodian for the Wellington Schools. She was also a housewife and enjoyed working on the farm. Nellie was a member of the Brighton Congregational Church and the Jolly Crafters. She spent time bowling and walking and also loved playing cards and doing needlework.
Nellie is survived by her children, Bonnie Anderson of Columbus, Frederick (Donna) Gott of Wellington, Betty (Ronald) Hershey of Mansfield; six grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and two step great grandchildren; and her brother, Gaylord Strine.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, George Frederick; son-in-law, Gary Anderson; and brother, Harold Strine.
Family and friends will be received Monday, January 13, 2014 from 3 to 7 P.M. at Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, 370 S. Main Street, Wellington. Services will be Tuesday, January 14, 2014 beginning at 11 A.M. at the Brighton Congregational Church, 22086 State Rt. 511, Wellington, with Rev. John Burgess officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
Donations in Nellie’s memory may be made to the Brighton Congregational Church or to Harbor Light Hospice, 2312 Village Park Ct., Ontario, OH 44906.
Expressions of sympathy may be given at: www.norton-eastmanfuneralhome.com