Nellie Van Leeuwen
Nellie (nee Maas), 99, formerly of Prospect Park, passed away September 14, 2017. Loving wife of the late Johannes Van Leeuwen (1986). Caring mother of John Van Leeuwen and wife Terri, Richard Van Leeuwen and wife Joanne, Frank Van Leeuwen, Marie Ryan, and Mieke Maslanek. Adored grandmother of 17 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Nellie moved to Prospect Park from the Netherlands in February of 1953. Nellie then moved to Vernon where she resided for 17 years before residing to Lancaster, SC for a short time. She was a member of St. Paul's R.C. Church in Prospect Park. Her family will receive their friends September 21st from 3-7 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Mass will be held September 22nd at 9:30 am at St. James R.C. Church, 32 St. James Place, Totowa - please meet directly at church. Interment to follow to Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Fair Lawn. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Little Flower Manor, 1201 Springfield Rd., Darby, PA 19023.
Jennifer Ryan and family
10/13/2017 10:32:28 am
Our sincerest condolences to the family... warm thoughts and prayers are with you at your time of grief.. Grandma was and will forever be a beautiful angel ... May you forever Rest In Peace!!!
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