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Nelson M. Vega

October 18, 1964 ~ August 11, 2019 (age 54)


Nelson M. Vega, 54, the oldest of 13 in the Vega Family passed away, on August 11, 2019 at his home in Chelsea, MA. Nelson was a proud father, leaving behind his 3 Sons: Jermaine, Jason, Justin, his beautiful and loving 4 grandchildren and his loving Pits “Bloo and Luna”. Nelson is also survived by his Precious and loving Mom, Eva Nilda Martinez of of Adjuntas, PR. Brothers: Luis Vega of Worcester, MA; Wilson Vega of Lawrence; Raul Vega of Worcester, MA; Alexcy Vega of Lawrence, MA ; Noel Vega of Methuen, MA and Anthony Lane Vega of Orkando0, FL. Sisters: Noemi Vega of Londonderry, NH; Nancy Vega of Lawrence, MA; Everlydis Vega of Lawrence, MA; Amaryllis Vega and Marisol Vega both of Orlando, FL NH5 sisters. Nelson was predeceased by his father, Raul Vega and his brother David Vega.

Nelson was a happy guy always in a good mood. He Loved listening to all kinds of music, from Spanish romantic songs by Pimpinela to Old school Salsa and of course Freestyle. All very loud with lots of base. Nelson’s Genuine down to earth personality loved without condition. Talked without bad intention... Gave without any reason and most of all cared for people without any expectation.

Nelson’s last 3 years were his best years. From Graduating 1st in the Culinary program at Community Servings in Jamaica Plan to working at Women’s Lunch Place on Newbury St. in Boston. He was a true inspiration not only to his family but also to his work family. Nelson took the opportunity to change his life around and make a difference by doing what he loved to do which was cooking, serving and mentoring. With his passion, humility and perseverance he touched many lives. He was a true example of “Actions speak louder than words”.

Nelson is the true meaning of never quitting, never giving up, there was no task that he did not undertake. Nelson set the example of how someone can overcome an addiction and make a legacy for himself and for this will forever love you/honor you and continue your legacy of serving.

“Nelson, we know now that we have gained a very strong Angel protecting us as we continue to fight the good fight on this earth. We will forever love you and carry on your legacy ..You were and forever be a true inspiration in our lives.

Nelson…Relax peacefully. We got you!”

“That a man can change himself … and master his own destiny is the conclusion of every wide-awake to the power of the right thought.”

                                                                                                                                                                    Christian D Larson

Friends may call Monday, August 19, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at FARRAH FUNERAL HOME, 133 Lawrence St; Lawrence, MA. A funeral mass will be offered, Tuesday August 20, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow in St. Mary - Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence, MA.


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August 19, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Farrah Funeral Home
133 Lawrence Street
Lawrence, MA 01841

Funeral Mass
August 20, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption Church
300 Haverhill Street
Lawrence, MA 01841

August 20, 2019

11:15 AM
St. Mary-Immaculate Conception Cemetery & Chapel Mausoleum
29 Barker Street
Lawrence, MA 01841


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