John Albert Nelson
November 9, 1961 - January 16, 2018
John Albert Nelson, age 56, of Clayton, New Jersey, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
Born in Baton Rouge, Louisana on November 9, 1961, he was a son of Elizabeth A. (Sibilla) and the late Kenneth W. Nelson, Sr. John graduated from St. Elizabeth High School and made his career as a meat cutter at ShopRite in Bear.
An avid amateur bowler, belonging to several New Jersey leagues, John proudly rolled numerous 300 games. He also enjoyed golfing and camping.
In addition to his father, John is preceded in death by his brother, the late James Nelson. He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth A. (Sibilla) Nelson of Middletown; siblings, Kathleen Wilson, Susan Newell (Michael), Kenneth Nelson, Jr. (Kim), Michael Nelson (Debbie), Mary Santo, Joseph Nelson, Margaret Will (James); and numerous nieces and nephews.
A gathering for family and friends will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 9:30 am until 11 am at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 North Dupont Highway, New Castle, DE, followed by a Memorial Mass at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Minquadale Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, 129 East Hazeldell Ave., New Castle, DE 19720.