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Wednesday May 16th, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am

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Wednesday May 16th, 2018

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Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson, 64, of Mt. Holly Springs, PA passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at his residence. He was born November 9, 1953 in Carlisle to the late John M. and Dorothy L. (Rupp) Nelson.

Thomas worked for IBM as a manager and also Arnold Logistics. He was very musically talented, playing several instruments. Thomas was in the Carlisle High School Marching Band and was a member of the Galaxies, where he played the saxophone. He took over and ran the Nelsons Barber Shop, Mt. Holly Springs since his parents passing. He always loved to play horse shoes.

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Sharon (Eickhoff) Nelson of Mt. Holly Springs; three children, Renee Kane and husband, Kenneth of Newburg, Christopher Nelson Sr. and wife, Stacy of Newville and Jamie Ott and husband, Rickie of Mt. Holly Springs; grandchildren, Amber Ing and husband, Daniel, Tashia Metzger and husband, Jarad, Paige Finkenbinder, Christopher Nelson Jr. and Seth Alfery; step-grandchildren, Heather Sampson and Astian, Ayla and Rickie Ott; and 7 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his extended family, which consist of two brothers, three sisters and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with Rev. Richard L. Reese. A viewing will be held 10:00 AM until the time of service. Burial will be held in the Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be made at www.hollingerfuneralhome.com.

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I want to extend my heart-felt condolences to the entire family. Tommy and I went to school together from Kindergarten up. We often walked to school together, I remember him carrying his SAX's to school I wish we had stayed in touch.

Charity Kuykendall Giles May 30 2018 12:00 AM

Tom, we remember you well and pray for your family and loved ones.

Doug Weary May 16 2018 12:00 AM

I want to extend my heart-felt condolences to the entire family upon the loss of your husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.  I was a member of the Carlisle Senior High School band with Tom. I remember when this young quiet soul joined the Galaxies and wowed everyone with his vast musical talents. When we toured Europe together he was like the younger brother I never had. We teased each other and joked around but always had each other's back. As all too often in life, we didn't run into each other very often, just occasionally but usually we did reminisce when he attended the CHS Reunions of the European Band. I do knowhow much family meant to Tom and am sure he is watching over all of you from Heaven.  Viki York Wonders

Viki York Wonders May 15 2018 12:00 AM

My most sincere condolences to to Tom's wife and family. I have many fond memories of Tom from our years in the band together. I regret not keeping in touch with him throughout the years. He will be missed.

Bob Smith May 15 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Nelson

Paulette Runk May 14 2018 12:00 AM

Sharon and family.. my deepest sympathy, your family are in our prayers.

Paulette Runk May 14 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Nelson

Jess & Gerald May 14 2018 12:00 AM

Prays hugs and love. Hope you can find peace that he no longer suffers. Love you all - Jess & Gerald

Jess & Gerald May 14 2018 12:00 AM