Age 75, of Dormont, on Thursday, April 14, 2022. Beloved wife for 53 years of George D. Nelson; devoted mother of Amy (Christopher) Torcaso of Scott Township and Lori (John) Oleksak of Dormont; proud grandmother of Austin, Alexander, Thomas and Tyler; loving sister of Casey (Cheryl) Canonge, Nan (Fred) Cheramie, Randy (Dagmar), Brian (Diane) and Greg Canonge; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Gwen was member of the 1964 Class of Dormont High School and an active member of their Reunion Committee. She was a graduate of the Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing and worked at Magee Women’s Hospital in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit prior to starting her family. Friends will be welcomed at Laughlin Cremation & Funeral Tributes, 222 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon on Thursday 1:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00pm. The Service will be held at Laughlin’s, Friday morning at 11 o’clock. Interment in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. If desired, the family suggests memorials be made to Concordia of the South Hills, 1300 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15243
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