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John Joseph Nelis

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“Johnie was a sweet baby, a great big brother to his 8 younger siblings, a loving, gentle young man. When he was severely injured at age 19, he was...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Pat Hynes - Philadelphia, PA

“Johnny had a happy childhood, full of life & love, when he was tragically injured, his family bonded around him with care & devotion for over...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Cathy Pfeiffer - Phila, PA

“From the time Johnny was born, we enjoyed his childhood full of life & love. When he was tragically injured, his family bonded around him, with care ...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“From the time Johnny was born, our family enjoyed his happy childhood, filled with love. When he was tragically injured at 19, his family bonded...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts payers are with you and your family Joe ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Nelis family, Our hearts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I remember as a young child praying at St. Anns...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Marianne Reuss Prophet - NC

“The loss of a loved one is a heart felt sadness which has inspired you to think of those who are living on a fine line of existence having placed...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Mark Gordon, MD - Encino, CA

“My name is Andrew Marr, the co-founder of Warrior Angels Foundation. The in memory donations for John will be given to support others in dire need,...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Andrew Marr - Yucaipa, CA

“My love and thoughts to John's family. I had the pleasure of getting to know him during my 6 moths at Holy Angels. He will be missed. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Katherine Grimard - Lake Placid, NY

“John was very much loved by those of us who cared for him at Holy Angels. I loved his smile, bright eyes and sense of humor. I pray God's blessing...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Bonnie Edwards - Gastonia, NC

“John was very much loved by those of us who cared for him at Holy Angels. I loved his smile, bright eyes and sense of humor. I pray God's blessing...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Bonnie Edwards - Gastonia, NC

“I was blessed for so many years to know and be a friend to this beautiful soul. We will all miss his smile, laugh, and sweet kisses on your hand for...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Cathey Hamm - Cherryville, NC

“God Bless John and the family. You did an extraordinary job loving and caring for him and that's the way it should be. I never had the pleasure to...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Michael Weeks - Charlotte, NC

“It was an honor to be apart of John's life for so many years he will be deeply missed he was one of a kind I know he is in heaven smiling and...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Martin - Mt Holly, NC

“It was an honor to be apart of John's life for so many years you be so deeply missed you were one of a kind but I know your in heaven smiling and...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Martin - Mt Holly, NC

“Oakcrest will NEVER be the same without our precious John....my deepest and most sincere condolences to the Nelis family. John was such a wonderful...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Brenda Barker, Health Care Tech - NC

“He heals the brokenhearted;He binds up their wounds. Ps.147:3 ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: KH - Charlotte, NC

“John gave freely his smiles, always brighten my day when I would see him at Holy Angels. I will miss him, will forever remember him in my heart!...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Cassandra Houston - Mount Holly, NC

“Johns kind and joyous presence will not be forgotten. He is resting in Gods memory. Please accept my sincere condolences. ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: JE Jackson

“He sure was a light in this world.My prayers for peace for you Eileen, and the whole wonderful family. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Terry Johnson - York, SC

“John brought new excitement to Charlotte Catholic High when his family moved to Charlotte in the late 1960's. He was one of my favorite CCHS guys and...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Babs Coira Newton - NC

“Many heartfelt prayers and healing energy to all the Nelis family. ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Tom and Sara Masters - NC


John passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

John was a resident of North Carolina at the time of passing.

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