Astrid G.L. Nelson, 88, lifelong resident of Hamden, wife of the late H. Robert Nelson, passed away suddenly at St. Raphael's Hospital on April 23, 2015. Born in Hamden on September 30, 1926 to the late Hugo and Ida Ahlgren Axell. Astrid will be remembered by her children, Barbara Joslyn & her husband John of Hamden, Janice Nelson of Madison, and David Nelson & his wife Barbara of Hamden; brother, Charles Axell of VA; twelve grandchildren & ten great grandchildren. Astrid was a devout Christian having belonged to Spring Glen Church. She was a talented artist and uniquely gifted in all facets of life. Her greatest joy was her children and grandchildren. 'We Love You Mom, Grandma, & GiGi'. BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden in care of Private arrangements. Contributions in Astrid's memory may be sent to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd, Branford, CT 06405.

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  1. Gayle and I are so sorry to hear about your mother\’s passing. We know that you and your family are going through a tough time and want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. We pray that god\’s peace will be with you during this difficult time.

    Frank and Gayle Pannone

  2. Glen and I are so sorry for your loss! We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers!

    Glen and Claudia Anderson

  3. I extend my sympathy to all of the generations of Astrid\’s family as you remember and celebrate her life and feel the sadness that she is no longer with you. Thank God for her long life and your conscientious care of her during these later years. It was my privilege to share many years with Astrid and Bob, Barbara and David and Barbara Joslyn and their families as they grew and developed and contributed to the life of Spring Glen Church. I wish you all well and hold you in prayer.

  4. Dear Dave,Barbra and Family, our deepest sympathy on the passing of dave,s mother you are in our thoughts and prayers cherish the memories take care Mary Weaver and Karen Foster

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