Roscoe "Win" Nelson, Jr.
05-25-1925 – 05-15-2020 | Age: 94
Peterborough, New Hampshire
Services: services pending | Brattleboro
The Rev. R. Winthrop 'Win' Nelson, Jr. passed away, May 15th, 2020, just 10 days shy of his 95th birthday.
Win grew up in West Hartford, CT, graduating from The Loomis School in Windsor, CT, in 1943. In July 1943 he entered Harvard (Class of 1947), and that October was drafted into the Navy. Win served as a sonarman on a minesweeper, and was injured in a mine explosion on duty in the South Pacific. Following the war, he returned to Harvard...