Angela Davern-Nelson, age 55, of Lawrenceville, GA formerly of Buffalo, NY, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017 after a long courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her loving husband of 31 years, Matthew R. Nelson; daughters, McKenzie and Hailey; parents, Maureen and Jerry Davern; brother, Tony and wife Dawn Davern and their son Connor. Angela had a 30 year career as a Speech Language Pathologist, specializing in pediatrics at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. She enjoyed fitness, cooking and spending time with family and friends. A celebration of Angela’s life will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 1st at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the hour of the service. Flowers accepted or donations can be made in memory of Angela Davern-Nelson  to the Children’s Health Care of Atlanta Foundation “Rehabilitation”, 1577 NE Expressway, suite A, Atlanta, GA 30329 Attn: Cindy Wesley or https://www.choa.org/donate  

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  1. Angie was such a wonderful role model and beacon of strength. I enjoyed working with her for many years at CHOA. She will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  2. I worked with Angie at Satellite Blvd and she was such an inspiration and a beautiful person. She will be missed greatly. May God continue to keep you in you’re time of need.

  3. I worked with Angie for many years at Children’s- she was a dedicated and devoted professional who will be missed. I will keep her family in my prayers.

  4. I worked with Angie at Satellite Blvd. She was the best Speech Therapist ever. She will truly be missed. My prayers and thoughts are with the family.

  5. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can not heal. May the Peace of God be with her family. Know that Angie was a beautiful person inside and out and she will truly be missed. Our prayers and thoughts are with you today and always.

  6. Angie was a kind, sweet lady… She loved her family and shared many wonderful memories with them. I only met her a couple of times when she visited her family in Kentucky. The last time was when they celebrate her dad’s 80th birthday. She and I talked about how much she loved yoga and exercise. We laughed about healthy lifeatyles and life, in general. She seemed to be at peace with what all was going on in her life and was happy to be with her family that week… Steve and I send our love and hugs to your family. Prayers…

  7. We send our love and prayers to Matt, the girls, Tony and Dawn and Angie’s incredible parents…Rob and I will be with you in spirit on Sunday as you celebrate the amazing life of Angie.

  8. Thoughts and prayers are with you. I had the pleasure working with Angie for a number of years on many committees and projects here at CHOA through the Rehab division. Her spirit and love for patients was evident and she always gave 100% in everything she did. She fought a courageous battle, loved hearing her share stories about her girls! She was so very proud of both of you

  9. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. After Angie’s long battle with cancer,may she finally be at peace.

  10. Angie was a fellow to go. I was inspired by her smile and dedication in class. She was always encouraging and a joy to have in class. She absolutely loved her daughter’s and talked about them all the time. Now she knows God’s peace. May that same peace comfort the family over time

  11. Cousin Jerry, Maureen and family

    My deepest sympathies and prayers go out to you for the loss of your beloved Angela. By now you will have received the prayer that I say every night which helps me in my grieving over Lori. My hope is that it will help you also. My prayers will continue for all of you.
    God bless you all, cousin Jim

  12. Jerry, Maureen
    Our deepest sympathies to your beautiful daughter Angela,, our prayers are with you and the rest of the family.

    Buddy and Mary

  13. Matt, Uncle Jerry & Aunt Maureen, Tony & Dawn-
    Our heartfelt condolences for the loss of beautiful Angela. Our prayers are continuing for your healing strength to know that she is at peace with the Lord.

    Love, Ken & Kathy

  14. Matt, Please accept our sincere condolences and may our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief.

    Eddie & Leanne Mulherin
    Augusta Georgia

  15. Maureen, Jerry and Family
    Our hearts go out to you in your time of such great loss. We will keep you all in our prayers. God bless you.

  16. Matt, you, McKenzie, Hailey and your family are in our thoughts and prayers for strength, grace and peace during this difficult time.
    Isaiah 41:10💕

  17. Jerry, Maureen and Family,
    We are saddened by your loss of Angie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless.

  18. Revelation 21:4
    And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

  19. Dear Matt,
    Jacqueline and I send our prayers and our deepest sympathies to you and the girls and to all your family. Angie was such a beautiful lady whom we all loved. She had the most enduring smile and will be missed by so many. Our thoughts and our love as you deal with your loss. May God provide comfort and help you through this difficult time. Love and prayers, Jim & Jacqueline

  20. Matt, McKenzie, and Hailey,
    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Angie will be so missed. She was such a sweet, strong, loving woman. We are thankful for the good times and fun memories we had in McKendree Park. We pray for God to help you through these sad days and that he will guide you to brighter days ahead.
    Love, Dale and Penny

  21. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I worked with Angie years ago at CHOA. I can see her smile as clearly as if it were yesterday. Praying for strength and comfort as you say good bye to her heavenly body. She is at peace. Love to you all.

  22. Matt, McKenzie Hailey,JERRY, Maureen,Tony, Dawn,& Connor. Our sincere condolences for your loss of a special person.May God bless. You during this time of grief and always.Love Lee & Judy

  23. Jerry & Maureen, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. While we only met Angie once, I am sure she was as warm and loving as her parents. I am sure she is at peace after the long battle she fought so valiantly.
    Sincerely,
    Alan & Carol

  24. Maureen & Jerry – My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I will always remember her kindness when Barney had his stroke and Angie sent him material to help him with his reading and understanding of the words. She was a special person.
    Sincerely, Terry

  25. Matt,

    So sorry for the loss of your wife. My God be with you during this time. I will remember you and your family in my prayers.

    God bless you,

    Cheryll Cotten

  26. Sorry for your lost it’s always hard when a loved one is gone but John 5:25 helps us to appreciate that the dead will live again so this brings us comfort knowing that we will see them my thoughts and prayers are with your family

  27. I am so sorry to see this. I was a childhood friend of Angie’s and the last time I saw her was at her parents home in New York over thirty years ago.
    I had so hoped to see her again one day. I have such fond memories of she and her family. My heartfelt condolences to your family.

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