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Pamela "Pam" (Neelans) Nelis

January 22, 1946 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Pamela Nelis Obituary

Pamela (Neelans) Nelis, 77, of Level Green, peacefully on November 30, 2023.  Wife of Joseph R Nelis Jr.  Mother of Christine Nelis (Warrendale, PA) and Gregory (Amber) Nelis (Butler, PA).  Survived by husband Joseph R Nelis Jr., sister Janice (Neelans) Zolinas, nephews, a niece, and Greer cousins.  Preceded in death by parents Richard Neelans and Virginia (Nowak) Neelans.  Pam was born in Pittsburgh on January 22, 1946, grew up on the North Side and in Penn Hills, where she graduated from Penn Hills High School.  Pam worked in various branches of Peoples Bank of Unity until she quit to become a full-time mother.  Pam was an active member of the Level Green Junior Women's Club and contributed to providing various social activities for the children of Level Green.  Pam volunteered at the Level Green United Presbyterian Preschool Playgroup.  Pam volunteered at the St Regis Elementary School in Trafford.  Whenever her children were both in school during the full day, Pam then worked part time.  First as a merchandiser for American Greetings, and then as a bookkeeper for Bondi Printing in Murrysville.  Pam volunteered for the Friends of the Monroeville Library as Treasurer, helping to manage the annual used book sale and assisting in landscaping efforts.  Pam volunteered for the Friends Thrift Shop in Export.   Pam enjoyed going to the water aerobic sessions at the Wilmerding YMCA and attending the group lunches, as well as participating in her card playing groups. Pam enjoyed working with all of her flowers in her yard and around her pond.  Pam enjoyed walking her rescue dogs.  Pam enjoyed spending time at her summer cottage in Conneaut Lake.  In 2015, Pam was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia.  In 2020, Pam moved to Brookdale-Murrysville Senior Living.  There, Pam was entertained and challenged by the group activities, had plenty of social interaction, and was well cared for during her final years.  Family and friends will be received on Monday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th St. (State Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111.  A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 AM on Tuesday in the St. Regis Church, 517 Homewood Ave., Trafford with Fr. Thomas Dansak as celebrant.  If you are attending the funeral please go directly to the church.  In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to www.humaneanimalrescue.org.    www.dobrinickfhinc.com

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Services

Visitation
Monday
December 4, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home, Inc.
702 7th Street
Trafford, PA 15085

Visitation
Monday
December 4, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home, Inc.
702 7th Street
Trafford, PA 15085

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
December 5, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Regis Church (Trafford)
517 Homewood Ave
Trafford, PA 15085

Private Interment

Please note
If you are attending the funeral please go directly to St. Regis Church for the funeral Mass at 11 AM Tuesday.
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