Obituary

Caitlin Mary Nelson
Caitlin Mary Nelson

May 3, 1996 - April 2, 2017
Born in Summit, NJ
Resided in Clark, NJ

Obituary

Caitlin Mary Nelson, 20, of Clark, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, April 2, 2017.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to St. Helen's Church, 1600 Rahway Ave., Westfield to attend the Visitation on Friday, April 7 from 3 - 8 pm and the Funeral Mass on Saturday, April 8 at 9:30 am. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Westfield.

Caitlin was born in Summit to Rosanne (Iuzzolino) Nelson and the late James A. Nelson. She was a lifelong resident of Clark. She was a Junior at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT, where she was studying social work. She was a member of the Kappa Delta Sorority, where she served as Vice-President of Community Service. Caitlin was also a member of Camp Sea Stars North and the Resiliency Center of Newtown, CT. At St. Helen's Church she was a Peer Minister, a participant in the Catholic Heart Work Camp and Sr. Pat's Kids Camp.

Caitlin gave in every aspect of her life, including donating her organs as a final act of giving.

Caitlin was predeceased by her beloved father, James A. Nelson; her maternal grandparents, George and Anna Iuzzolino and her paternal grandparents, Robert and Catherine Nelson. She is survived by her devoted mother, Rosanne Nelson and her dear friend, John Fitzgerald and her loving sister, Anne Catherine Vetri and her husband Frank.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to Sr. Pat's Kids Camp, c/o of St. Helen's Church, 1600 Rahway Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090 or Camp Sea Stars North, c/o Resiliency Center of Newtown, 153 South Main St., Newtown, CT 06470.

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Visitation
St. Helen's RC Church
1600 Rahway Avenue
Westfield, NJ US 07090
Friday, April 7, 2017
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Helen's RC Church
1600 Rahway Avenue
Westfield, NJ US 07090
Saturday, April 8, 2017
9:30 AM
Cemetery
Fairview Cemetery
1100 East Broad Street
Westfield, NJ US 07090
Saturday, April 8, 2017
11:30 AM

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