Nathan Orsini

Obituary of Nathan C Orsini

Nathan C. Orsini, 21, of Belvidere, NJ passed away peacefully at home on Monday, November 30, 2015, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous one year battle with brain cancer. Born on November 11, 1994 in Pembroke Pines, FL, the beloved son of Daniel J. and Christa (Cotter) Orsini of Belvidere, he moved to Belvidere in 2001. He is the cherished brother of Hannah J. Orsini. Nathan was enrolled in his sophomore year at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT when diagnosed with his illness on his 20th birthday. A member of Quinnipiac’s Honors Program, he was a student in the School of Communications and received its Outstanding Academic Achievement Award as a freshman. A 2013 graduate of Belvidere High School, he was a member of the Warren County Top 10, the National Honor Society, the boys soccer team, and participated in New Jersey Boys State. Nathan had worked for several summers as a Belvidere recreation counselor and as a server at The Chelsea at Brookfield. Nathan was an avid soccer player and fan, and during his illness was a coach for the Independence Comet girls travel soccer team. He enjoyed rock climbing, hiking, spelunking, and ballroom dancing. In addition to his parents and sister, he is survived by his paternal grandparents, Col. Richard and Edith Orsini of Gainesville, FL; many aunts, uncles, cousins; and numerous devoted friends, especially his girlfriend Mackenzie Wieder. He was also the grandson of the late Jane Orsini, William H. Cotter, Jr., and Hildegard W. Cotter. Calling hours are from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, Sunday, December 6, 2015 at MacFadden Funeral Home, 325 Hardwick Street, Belvidere, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 AM, Monday, December 7, 2015 at St. Patrick R.C. Church, 327 Greenwich Street, Belvidere, NJ. Online condolences may be sent to www.MacFaddenFuneralHome.com In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Nathan to the Oncology Child Life Program or the Oncology Social Work Program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. To make a gift with your credit card, please visit www.giftofchildhood.org or call 267-426-6500. Please designate one of the above as the recipient.
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Sunday
6
December

Calling Hours

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 6, 2015
MacFadden Funeral Home
325 Hardwick Street
Belvidere, New Jersey, United States
Monday
7
December

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am
Monday, December 7, 2015
St.Patrick R.C. Church
327 Greenwich Street
Belvidere, New Jersey, United States
908-475-2559
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