Nelson Linwood Brake Of Tyngsboro, MA

1930 - 2021

No Vistitation Date Scheduled


Funeral

December 9, 2021
10:00 A.M.
Tyngsboro Memorial Cemetery, 87 Fletcher Drive, Tyngsboro, MA

Nelson Linwood Brake, 91, of Tyngsboro, died Sunday, December 5, 2021 at home.

He was married to the late Florence S. Wright, who died on October 19, 2013.

Born in Chelmsford, MA, he was the son of the late Nelson H. Brake of MA and Thelma (Williams) Brake of ME.   He graduated from Chelmsford High School with the class of 1948.

He was a member of the Congregational Church of N. Chelmsford.

In 1987 he retired from local union #429 of Lowell. He was a former assessor and cemetery commissioner for the town of Tyngsboro.

He enjoyed playing horseshoes and was a state champion. He also enjoyed gardening, especially growing tomatoes. He had a signature response to when asked how he was doing, he would reply “60/40” and would give a chuckle.

Nelson is survived by nephews Nicholas Hood and Benjamin Hood of Tyngsboro and brother-in-law Bruce Walazek of Lowell.

He was the father of the late Dennis Brake of Tyngsboro who died August 29, 1990, brother of the late Edith DeCarteret who died on April 14, 2021, and brother of the late Donald Howland who died October 6, 2001.

Funeral service and burial Thursday, December 9 at 10 AM in Tyngsboro Memorial Cemetery, Tyngsboro. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

1 Condolences for Nelson Linwood Brake Of Tyngsboro, MA

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    Carol Bunker

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    Will truly miss you cousin. Now you are with Dennis & Florence again.
    Rest in peace.

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