Eric G. Nelson, 49, of Warren PA died peacefully in his sleep Thursday morning, January 26, 2012 following a two year illness. Born November 9, 1962 in Warren to Sharon Berger and the late Norman W. Nelson, he had been an assistant chef at the Conewango Country Club. Eric was an outdoor enthusiast – enjoying canoeing and hiking Rimrock. He was an avid Oakland Raiders fan.

He is survived by longtime friend and wife– Lori Nelson of Warren; a daughter – Ashlee E. Nelson, of Arlington, VA; a son – Justin M. Nelson, of Warren; two brothers – John and Brent Nelson, both of Warren; and three sisters – Lonnie Briggs and her husband Robert, of Warren, Linda Nelson, of Florida, and Jennifer Nelson, of North Carolina.

He was preceded in death by a step-mother – Lynn Nelson. A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Monday, January 30, 2012 at Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. 304 East St. Warren 16365 with Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of WGH, officiating, and family receiving friends at 10:00 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Warren County 2 Crescent Park West Warren 16365. Online condolences may be offered at