Sabina Nelson

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Sabina J. Nelsen

Poughkeepsie - Beautiful in death as she was in life, Sabina J. Nelsen died March 27, 2014 at the age of 88. She leaves behind her devoted and beloved daughter Sabrina Nelsen (John Brannigan) her adored brother Anthony V. Parrillo of Toms River, NJ as well as nieces and nephews, fellow parishioners of St. Martin dePorres where she was a devout parishioner and her friends of a lifetime, all of whom will mourn and miss her.

Born April 10, 1925 in Newark, NJ, the youngest child of Pauline and Daniel Parrillio. She married Einer J. Nelsen on February 19, 1949 in New Jersey, he predeceased her on March 27, 1969. Sabina worked as a Librarian for IBM World Trade in LaGrange location until her retirement in 1990. Upon moving to Poughkeepsie, NY she was blessed with the everlasting friendship of Barbara Carroll, Frances Donnlinger and Barbara Walsh.

Intelligent, independent with a quick sense of humor, a deep love of family and a kind word for all she had compassion, empathy and kindness. She lives and exemplified the best values of her generation and upbringing. May she be united in love and peace with those who went before her.

Calling hours will be held Sunday March 30, 2014 from 2pm to 6pm at the Wm. G. Miller and Son Funeral Home 371 Hooker Ave. Poughkeepsie, New York 12603.

A Funeral Mass will take place 10am Monday March 31, 2014 at St. Martin dePorres Church. Burial will follow in the Glendale Cemetery Bloomfield, NJ.

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Funeral Home
William G Miller & Son Funeral Home Inc
371 Hooker Avenue  Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 485-0241
Funeral Home Details
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Mar. 29 to Mar. 30, 2014
Funeral Home Details
Poughkeepsie, NY   (845) 485-0241