Stephen A. Nelson, 72, Alexandria Bay

ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY – Stephen A. Nelson, 72, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, at Hospice of Jefferson County in Watertown.

Steve was born November 29, 1949, in Oswego, NY, a son of Sanford and Marion Pattison Nelson. He was educated in local schools.

Mr. Nelson was a lifelong resident of Alexandria Bay.

He worked all his adult life for the New York State Parks Department.

He is survived by a sister, Inga Mahonik; a brother, Michael Nelson; two nephews, Joseph and Richard Lupa; a niece, Andrea Wherry; and a special friend, Elaine Sourwine.

There will be no calling hours.

A graveside service will be held in Highland Park Cemetery, Alexandria
Bay, at a time to be announced.

Arrangements are with Costello Funeral Service and Cremations, Alexandria Bay.

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