Elissa Nelson's Journal
Elissa's Memorial Details
Written Nov 2, 2013 10:29pm by Megan SavageOk, friends. Elissa's Portland memorial is going to be held on Friday, November 8th at 4pm at Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple, 6401 NE 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97211. On Saturday, November 9th, from 12pm-5pm, you are invited to drop into Elissa and Emilyn's home at 634 NE Rosa Parks Way. Please bring your stories about Elissa, pieces of her writing or any writing you would like to share in remembrance. Emilyn also invites you to bring something you might like to plant in the yard.
Elissa's Memorial Service
Written Nov 2, 2013 7:58pm by Megan SavageHi Friends,
Elissa's family is planning to hold a memorial for Elissa in Portland this coming weekend. It's likely the memorial will happen late afternoon on Friday November 8, but details are still being worked out. A Midwest memorial will also be happening in early December. We will update with a definite date/time when we have a fixed plan, but we wanted to let you know in case you may want to fly in from afar. Feel free to spread the word to anyone not connected with CaringBridge.
Written Oct 31, 2013 5:38pm by Megan SavageDear Friends and Family,
We're writing to let you know that our beloved Elissa passed away peacefully in her sleep last night, October 30.
Her sister Emilyn and friends were with her. Her mother Margaret is en route to Portland.
We will let you know more in the coming days regarding memorial services. Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated.
Our phone numbers are Emilyn (504-942-7071); Megan (503-957-1676); and Allison, Emilyn's friend from Minnesota who will be staying with her through Friday (612-750-2824). Please understand that we are taking time through this process and we might not get back to you right away.
Emilyn and Megan