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Janessa Velazquez
In Memory of

Janessa Nicole Velazquez

2009 - 2017

Obituary of Janessa Velazquez

Janessa Nicole Velazquez, 8, was called home to the Lord Tuesday, October 17, 2017. She was born into this world August 11th, 2009.

Janessa was a very happy, and intelligent child who enjoyed attending school, playing with friends, and spending time with her family. She was very outgoing, with a beautiful sense of humor. Janessa was very social, straight forward, and touched the hearts of everyone who met her.

Janessa is predeceased by: grandfather, Eddie Cruz; great grandfather, Juan Luna; great grandmother, Jacqueline Ireland; and cousin, Emery Rodriguez.

Janessa is survived by: mother, Vanessa Cruz, and fiancé Brian Maine; father, Joselito Velazquez, and fiancée Angelina Cortes; brother Zayden Velazquez; sister, Joelli Maine; grandparents, Lourdes Luna and Craig Chadler, Roberta Perez, and Israel Orta; great grandparents, Luz Luna, and Clarence Coleman; and a host of additional family and friends.

Funeral Services will be 11AM, Saturday, October 21, 2017 at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Roman Catholic Church, 1409 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ, where friends may call from 9AM. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Arrangements are entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., Atlantic City, where condolences may be left at