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Nelson C. Heller

January 3, 1959 ~ August 1, 2018 (age 59)

Nelson C. Heller    “longtime Coudersport resident”

COUDERSPORT, Pa.---Nelson C. Heller, 59, of Coudersport, passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, from injuries sustained in an ATV accident.

Born on January 3, 1959 in East Stroudsburg, he was a son of Carl S. and Phyllis “Jean” Plank Heller.  On December 31, 1991 in Coudersport, he married Pamela J. “Pam” Pepper, who survives.

Nelson was a graduate of Pleasant Valley Area School District in Brodheadsville.  He was employed as a mason in the family business, Carl S. Heller and Sons Construction in Coudersport.  At the time of his death, Nelson and his two sons were self-employed in the construction and masonry business.

Nelson was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 192, Coudersport.  He was an avid hunter and enjoyed his ATV and snowmobiles.

Surviving besides his wife and his mother of Denver, N.C. are three children, Jesse L. (Brandy) Bailey of Coudersport, Nicole L. (Kevin J. Jr.) Dusenbury of Wailuku, Hawaii, and John C. (Darlene Oltman) Heller of Coudersport; two grandchildren, Mylan Bailey and Harli Heller; a sister, Carla (Rich) Muirhead of Coudersport; two brothers, Dale Heller of Bellefonte and Duane (Melody) Heller of Denver, N.C.; and several nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Nelson was predeceased by his father.

A celebration of Nelson's life will be held on Sunday, September 16, 2018, at the Coudersport American Legion Post 192, beginning with a memorial tribute at 2 pm followed by a time of sharing and remembrance until 4 pm.

Nelson’s family has entrusted his care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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