Nelson Algarin Jr, 54, of Meriden, passed away unexpectedly after a short illness on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Saint Francis Hospital.
He was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico on April 14, 1964. Nelson proudly served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. He worked as a service engineer at Emhart Glass and traveled the world. He is survived by his wife Juliana (Reyes) de Leon de Algarin of the Dominican Republic, his parents, Nelson Algarin Sr. and Maria Cortes, 8 children, one grandchild, 3 brothers, 4 sisters and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one brother.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Nelson's memory may be made to a Growth and Education Fund for his young children, P.O. Box 86, Jefferson, MA 01522. Make checks payable to Bryant Algarin.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville. Calling hours will be held before the service from 9 – 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.