Advertisement
 
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Amsterdam, NY ,
Advertisement

Nelson Cartagena

Saturday, April 27, 2013 - Updated: 3:49 PM

April 22, 2013

Nelson Cartagena, 58, of Wall St. Amsterdam, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam with his loving family at his side.

Born in Salina, Puerto Rico on May 28, 1954 a son of Ramon Cartagena and Francesca Davila. He attended local schools in Puerto Rico.

Nelson worked for many years in Maintenance for the Amsterdam Housing Authority and Centro Civico in Amsterdam.

Mr. Cartagena enjoyed Spanish Music and Salsa dancing. He enjoyed cooking Spanish Creo Cooking from Puerto Rico. He was a communicant of the former St. Michael the Archangel Church and St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Amsterdam.

Nelson was an avid boxer and boxing fan.

Survivors include his loving mother, Francesca Davila of Amsterdam; brothers and sisters, Mercedes (Todd) Tymula of Summit, NY, Angel (Evelina) Rivera of Florida, Basilia (Joseph) Ortiz of Florida, Henry (Iris) Pacheco of Scotia, NY Orlando (Rene) Pacheco of Amsterdam and Gloria (Wayne) Lampkin of Fonda, NY; his companion, Nelsida Polanco of Amsterdam, NY; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Monday April 29, 2013 at 11:00A.M. at the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave, Amsterdam, NY. with Father John Medwid presiding.

Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Amsterdam.

Please sign the family guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com.

     

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Advertisement
The Recorder Sports Schedule

 

The Recorder Newscast

Most Popular

    Area high school sports calendar
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    Amsterdam Police help Schenectady find homicide suspect
    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    URGENT New York panel picks 3 upstate resort casinos
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Port Jackson Media changes ownership
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    New tax: Vehicle use tax approved
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    The Outlet Pass: AHS, B-P set to meet
    Monday, December 15, 2014

    Robert A. Savoie Jr.
    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Amsterdam bounces back from S-G defeat with impressive win over Broadalbin-Perth
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Needed:A safe place to vote
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    B-P senior portrait is given the green light
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Advertisement

Copyright © Port Jackson Media

Privacy Policies: The Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook