NELSON, Mavis (née Gelletly)

Born on July 29, 1926. Passed away on December 15, 2020.

Passed away peacefully at Barongarook Gardens, Colac aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife of Ian (dec). Loved and loving mother of Kim and Sue. Adored grandma of Olivia, Conor, Shanan and Amalia.

“Loving and kind in all her ways, Upright and good till the end of her days, Sincere and true in heart and mind, Beautiful memories left behind”

Maisie, your heaven is surely a colourful, bountiful, beautiful garden (with no weeds or blackbirds to scatter the mulch). In our hearts forever.


Beloved eldest daughter of Dave and Elsie Gelletly. Cherished sister of Una Fetherston and Aileen Daffy. (all dec)



Funeral Notice

Private service

In accordance with Mavis’s wishes a private funeral will be held.

9 tributes Leave your tribute

  1. Deepest sympathy to Kim, Sue and family at this sad time.
    Mrs Nelson was a lovely lady, always with a smile and ready for a chat.
    You will have many happy memories.
    Mary (Casey) Russell

    Mary Russell December 17 2020 7:58 am
  2. With my sincere sympathy to you Kim, Sue and family on your loss of your mum and grandma. I have many happy memories living next door to the “Nelson’s”. Both your Mum & Dad were wonderful neighbours to us and where my mum (Phyl Cahill) and your parents enjoyed the same passion for gardening!
    Sending my best wishes at this sad time.
    Fiona Fisher (née Cahill)

    Fiona Fisher December 17 2020 11:06 pm
  3. My deepest condolences Sue, Kim, Olivia, Conor, Shanan and Amalia.
    A sad time for you all but Maisie was well loved and supported right till the end.
    Hugs and love.
    Bente and Solveig (mother)

    Bente Seterdal December 18 2020 10:08 am
  4. Loved Aunt of Margaret and John,
    Great Aunt of Jason and Joel and Partners
    Great Great Aunt of Eli and Max and Patrick and
    Missed but not forgotten

    Margaret Timms December 18 2020 10:14 pm
  5. Deepest Sympathy on the loss of Mavis, a true Lady, who loved her garden, always had a smile and a kind words. Met through Ian (Johnny) during his footy days with Imps.

    Wilma Purdie December 19 2020 3:44 pm
  6. Our thoughts are with you Kim and Sue and family. Your Mum and Dad were family friends for over 60 years. Many happy memories with the Nelson’s.
    Maise may your dear soul rest peacefully.
    Jenny and Graeme Lacy

    Jenny lacy December 20 2020 7:44 pm
  7. ‘Maisy’:
    A twinkle in her eye,
    A tinkle in her laughter,
    And the best Christmas pudding around.
    Farewell to a kind and generous Aunty.
    Love to Sue and Kim & family,
    Andrew, Jane, Joseph & Mary Jane

    Andrew Daffy December 21 2020 2:20 pm
  8. Kim and Sue and family our thoughts are with you at this sad time.
    Your Mum and Dad have been family friends for over 60 years. Many happy memories over the years.
    May her dear soul rest peacefully.
    Jenny and Graeme Lacy.

    Jenny lacy December 21 2020 8:06 pm
  9. My thoughts are with you Sue,Kim and families on the passing of Mavis. I enjoyed our chats with a cuppa and the few walks we had while she could. She sure did love her garden and having flowers in her room.
    Fondly remembered


    Lillian Filice December 29 2020 1:48 pm

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