Nell Aronson, 78 of Tacoma died Feb. 15, 2017. She was born Nov. 8, 1938 in St. Michaels, Portugal to John & Mary Tavares. Nell was devoted to her children, grandchildren & great grandchildren. She was a caretaker to many community members. Nell was a devout member of The Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Sam Aronson Aug. 27, 2012. Nell is survived by her son, Erick Aronson of Enumclaw; daughters, Joyce White (Dean) Rocksprings, WY & Sandra Maynard (Jack) of Tacoma; sisters, Rosemary Barros of Enumclaw & Kathy McLean (Arnie) of Carson City, NV. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren. Private memorial services will be held.