Nellie Selman

Selman- Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia on Sunday March 20, 2016. Nellie Selman, age 94 yrs. of Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Hugh Selman (1974). Loving mother of Terry Selman and his wife Mary Ann of Brigden and mother-in-law of Ann Selman of Petrolia. Dear grandmother of Sean (Becky), Kyle (Lauren), Katie, Liam, Elliott (Jasmin), Emily and Joshua and great-grandmother of Lucas, Reid, Brendan, Riley, Coraline, Wyatt and Hunter. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Nellie was predeceased by; her son, Tim Selman (2011); her parents, John R. and Bridget “Delia” Douglas; her brothers, Jack Douglas and George Douglas and by her sister, Mary Fournie. Nellie was a longtime member of St. Joseph’s C.W.L., Corunna Legion Ladies Auxiliary and was a past volunteer with the Lambton Elderly Outreach. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Tuesday March 22, 2016 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where prayers will be offered at 3:45 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, Corunna on Wednesday March 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Dan Vere celebrating. Interment will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Sombra. As expressions of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia, St. Joseph’s Church, Corunna, or to the Corunna Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Messages and condolences may be left online @ Knight 519-862-2845.

Visitation Information

Tuesday March 22, 2016 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Prayers will be offered at 3:45 p.m.


St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia St. Joseph’s Church, Corunna Corunna Legion Ladies Auxiliary

Funeral Date

Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Wednesday from St. Joseph's Church, Corunna

6 thoughts on “Nellie Selman”

  1. Jeffrey and Linda Deloughery

    We send our condolences to the family at this very difficult time for them. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Sharon Myers Tyhurst

    Although I never met Nellie I feel like I knew her. Nellie and my mom, Marguerite Myers worked at the Bond Room in Wallaceburg during the war. That group of ladies continued a friendship and reunion for many many years. My sympathy for your loss. Many memories to treasure.

  3. Maureen MacKenzie

    Nellie will be missed by so many friends and all who knew her.She was so full of life and love…I remember her from Kennedy’s pharmacy…many years back…loved her so much…but who did not love Nellie! So sorry for your great loss….but you all have so many memories to hold onto…Heaven has gained a beautiful Angel xo

  4. Jeff and Sue Agar

    So sorry for your loss. What a wonderful person Nellie was. She certainly will be missed. Our Sympathies Jeff and Sue Agar

  5. I will always remember Nellie as a cheerful lady friend of my Aunt Jean Maguire, and my special cousin Donna Maguire.
    I remember visiting Nellie in her home on the St. Clair River. She was a nice lady. Ken

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