Owen Nurse

Obituary of Owen O. Nurse

Owen O. Nurse, 92, of Atlantic City, New Jersey, who was affectionately called "Uncle," passed away November 8, 2020, at the Father Hudson House-CPCH in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Owen was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey January 17, 1928, and was the youngest of three children of Eura (nee' Giddens) and James Nurse. "Uncle" was a lifelong resident of Atlantic City and an Atlantic City High School graduate. He worked as a plasterer early in his life and later worked as a Maintenance Engineer on the Atlantic City Expressway. He was a lifelong and dedicated member of the Saint Augustines Episcopal Church in Atlantic City. "Uncle" enjoyed deep sea fishing on his boat. He was an expert league and tournament bowler. He even was a self-proclaimed bowling "instructor". He spent many hours perfecting his bowling skills and helping others do the same at King Pin Lanes in Cardiff, New Jersey. Owen is survived by: nephews, Alvin K., and Kenneth J. Nurse and wife, Sandra; nieces, Patricia Jackson and Gloria Butler; grandnephew, Nevin Nurse; grandnieces, Lydia Nurse and Dana Jackson; great-grandnephews, Levon and Jullian Jackson; great-grandniece, Deche Jackson; and many other family members, friends, and bowling buddies. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Services are private and entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Atlantic City, where condolences may be left at greenidgefuneralhomes.com.
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