Nelson "Nel" Segarra 78, entered into eternal peace on Wed, January 31, 2018 at the Nevada State Veterans Home where he lived.
A celebration of life service will be held on Friday, February 9 at 9:20 A.M. at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veteran Memorial Drive, Boulder City, Nevada 89005. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the National Stroke Association at stroke.org.
Nelson was born February 17, 1939 in New York, New York to Aurelio and Mary Segarra. He graduated from Seward Park High School in 1957 and proudly served our country in Korea until 1961. Later he graduated from Farmingdale University in 1975. On November 24, 1962 he married Carmella Eusepi in Hicksville, New York. Nelson was employed by Citibank as a Systems Analyst for 30 years and retired 21 years ago. He was a volunteer Fireman for North Amityville fire department, a volunteer for St Martin of Tours church, New York, Central Christian church, Nevada and Lifepoint church, Prescott Valley, AZ. Nel enjoyed making his Grandchildren laugh and was always available to fix anything.
Besides his wife Millie, of 55 years, Nel is survived by his two children and their spouses, Mark Segarra and his wife Lisa Segarra of Prescott, Arizona and Angela Goldstein and her husband Andrew Goldstein of Henderson, Nevada; and four Grandchildren Hannah, Amelia, Zack and Jake. Nelson was a loving father, husband, grandpa and friend to all.
Special thanks and gratitude to the Nevada State Veterans Home for their loving care and always treating our dad with dignity. Also thank you to Boulder City Family Mortuary for helping with all the arrangements. Family and friends can sign an online memorial guestbook at www.bouldercityfamilymortuary.com
We thank God for the gift of his life and the tremendous blessing of the time we spent together.
"Have I not commanded you? Be strong! Be of good courage! Do not tremble! Do not be dismayed! For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."