Francesca Nicholson

"> Francesca Rose Nicholson
Francesca Rose Nicholson, 15, of Jackson, NJ passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2012. Born in Staten Island, NY, she moved to Jackson in 2004.Francesca was a Junior student at Jackson Memorial High School. She was a member of the Jackson Memorial Jaguar Marching Band Color Guard and volunteered for P.A.L.S and Heroes and Cool Kids. She was voted Best Freshman Color Guard in 2010. She worked for New England Hot Dog at Great Adventure since age 14. Francesca was a parishioner of St. Monica RC Church, Jackson, NJ and taught CCD and served as an altar server. Predeceased by her maternal grandmother Rosalie Gonzalez and her paternal great-grandmother Catherine Nicholson. Survivors: Surviving are her mother and step father Janine and Dean Dalconzo of Jackson, NJ; her father and step mother Thomas and Lisa-Marie Nicholson of Slatington, PA; her brothers Thomas and Joseph Nicholson of Jackson, NJ; her sister Nia Nicholson of Slatington, PA; her step-brother Dean Dalconzo of Jackson, NJ; her maternal grandfather Jaime Gonzalez of Naples, FL; and her paternal grandparents Marilee Nicholson of Old Bridge, NJ and Edward Nicholson and his wife Fran of Staten Island, NY. Also, surviving are many aunts, uncles and cousins. Services: The family will receive friends Sunday, 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Aloysius RC Church, 935 Bennetts Mills Rd., Jackson, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Monday 11 a.m. at the church. Please arrive at 10:45 a.m. Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 150 West Veterans Hwy., Jackson, NJ is in charge of the arrangements. Contributions: In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Jackson Memorial Jaguar Marching Band. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting 101 Don Connor Blvd., Jackson, NJ 08527

Published in Morning Call on Oct. 13, 2012