Nellie M. Kershaw

August 3, 1926 - August 28, 2018

Service Date:

Per the families request all services will be private.

Nellie M. (Elwell) Kershaw went to heaven on August 28, 2018, after a period of failing health. She was 92 years old.

She was born in Wells to Etta (Hatch) Elwell and James Elwell. Nellie was an extremely hard worker and worked into her 70’s. She was a talented homemaker and she loved to cook and loved having her family for holidays and special dinners. Nellie loved to travel and she spent many winters in Florida camping with her husband, Bill Kershaw.

Nellie was the youngest of five children. Her only surviving brother, James “Bucky” Elwell, passed away this summer. She was predeceased by her other siblings, Winfield Elwell, Emma Welch, and Dorothea “Pete” Reekes.

Nellie is survived by her children, Sharyn Bryant of Wolfeboro, NH; Greg Tetherly of Wells; Richard Tetherly and his wife Rhonda of Kennebunk; her special granddaughters, Kayla Tetherly of Westbrook and Mariah Driscoll and her husband Chris of Saco; also four other grandchildren, Kelly, Justin, Melissa and Lincoln and seven great-grandchildren.

She will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.

There will be a private family burial.

In her memory, please consider donating to the activities fund at the Kennebunk Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 158 Ross Rd., Kennebunk, ME 04043.

The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.


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