Dorothea J. (Elliott) Neilson


Dorothea J. (Elliott) Neilson, 94, died November 22, 2013. She was the wife of the late Charles J. “Jim” Neilson and the late James V. Duffy.

She was the daughter of the late Ella (Rannacher) Elliott. Mrs. Neilson had worked for the Reed & Barton Silversmiths in Taunton for 20 years before retiring. She was a member of the Whirlaways Square Dancing Club and was an avid quilter and bridge player.

She is survived by two daughters, Dorothea J. Tucker and Valerie E. Peterson. She is also survived by seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Brian T. Duffy.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, November 27 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane. Burial will be in Oakridge Cemetery, Dennis, MA. Information and condolences, visit


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