Tonawanda News


June 13, 2014

Chris Allan Neilson

HANSON, KY — Chris Allan Neilson of Hanson, KY, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at his home.

He was born September 21, 1956 in North Tonawanda, NY to Wylie Neilson and the late Ida Krehan.

Mr. Neilson worked for I.A.C. as an engineer. He loved to fish and cook, enjoyed traveling, and was a diehard Buffalo Bills fan. He enjoyed spending time with his family where there was never a dull moment. He was an animated story teller.

He is survived by one daughter, Elena (Steven Christman) Neilson of Lockport, NY; one son, Will (Cheryl) Neilson, of Edgewater Park, NJ; his father, Wylie (Pat) Neilson of Tucson, AZ; one brother, Bob (Kim) Neilson of Terrell, TX; five grandchildren; one niece and one nephew.

A celebration of life will be held in New York at a later date.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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