Charles M. Nelson Jr., 65, of Union Beach, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, Jan. 23 at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack. Charles was born on Jan. 27, 1950 in Perth Amboy, where he grew up. In 1979, he married the love of his life, Lillian (Barney) Nelson, and together they moved to Union Beach to raise their family. Before retiring, Charles worked as a Sheet Metal Mechanic for Local #27 in Farmingdale.
He was predeceased by his parents, Charles M. Sr. and Jennie (Botti) Nelson, his brother, Donald Nelson, and his brother-in-law, Robert Tarullo.
Charles is survived by his beloved wife of 37 years, Lillian (Barney) Nelson, his loving children, Laura Nelson of Union Beach, Tami Nelson of Union Beach, Melissa Nelson of Madison, Kansas, and Adam Nelson of Union Beach. Charles is also survived by his dear sister, Jennifer Tarullo, and his cherished grandchildren, Amar Nelson, Azim Nelson, Jolene Nelson-Murray, and Aaron Nelson. He will be sadly missed, but never forgotten.
Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Hazlet, was in charge of arrangements.
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