Nellie Wilson Dutcher

Nellie Wilson Dutcher went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 5, 2014, after a long illness. Her loving family was at her side. She was born on November 10, 1936, and was a lifelong resident of Mountain Road, Mayfield. Nellie was the youngest daughter of Zina Wilson and Nellie Rosa Wilson.

She graduated Northville Central School in 1955. On October 5, 1956, she married Russell P. Dutcher. They were married for 37 years until his death in 1993.

Nellie was a homemaker and a member of the Cranberry Creek Community Church. She enjoyed flower gardening, crossword puzzles and spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.

She is survived by five children, Sharon (Robert) Leach of Johnstown, Mark (Pam) Dutcher of Mayfield, Ronald (Leslie) Dutcher of Mayfield, Sheila (Joseph) Lander of Johnstown and Melissa Dutcher Barclay (John Posluszny) of Gloversville. Nellie is also survived by twenty-one grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband she was predeceased by her twin brother, Richard; her brothers, Hamilton and Zina; sisters, Lucina, Caroline, Hannah and Betsy. She was also predeceased by two great-grandchildren, Triston and KayCee Anderson.

Friends may call on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Northville Funeral Home, where a funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2014, at 2 p.m. Burial will be held in the spring in King Cemetery, town of Northampton. Condolences may be made to the family online at