Nicole A Minson


(Mini Nikki),17, of Paramus, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 16, 2018. She will be lovingly remembered by her parents Edward and Nancy Minson, her brother Frank, her grandmother Jennie Tassiello, her half siblings Tim and Betsy and all her many friends and family.

Nikki was a senior at Paramus Catholic High School. She was accepted on early admission to Pace University and was planning to attend this fall. She attended Our Lady of the Visitation Academy elementary school and was a member of the Our Lady of the Visitation parish. Nikki was a creative soul. She had a passion and talent for performing arts and felt most at home on stage.

Our Nicole was an absolute spark of joy and had enormous strength. kindness, humor, and heart. May her light forever shine.

Family will receive friends on Thursday February 22, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home 113 South Farview Avenue, Paramus, NJ. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Friday February 23, 2018 at Our Lady of the Visitation R.C. Church, 234 N. Farview Avenue Paramus, NJ. Interment Garden of Memories Cemetery, Township of Washington, NJ.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in Nicole's memory may be made to Hope and Heroes:

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Posted by MaryRose Molinaro on February 16, 2019 9:21 AM x

Nancy, I did not know about this and I am so sorry for your loss. She was so beautiful and I am praying for her and you; especially today. She is your angel now and is at rest....God bless her and in my prayers..

Posted by Charles Behrend on February 28, 2018 10:50 AM x

On behalf of myself, my wife Ellyn, and my daughter Laura.... we would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Nicole Minson. May she rest in the sweetest peace.

Posted by Josh & Kelly Osvold on February 23, 2018 5:51 AM x

It has been difficult to put into words the sorrow we feel. Words seems too little to effectively comfort such an overwhelming loss. Nikki's vibrant, positive, uplifting spirit will live on in our hearts as an inspiration to us always. Our prayers for you continue.

Posted by Mayel Chirinos on February 22, 2018 6:33 AM x

We are very sorry for the early leaving of Nikki. Our prayers are with you in such sad moments. Heaven definitely won an angel. Chepa, Federico y Mayel.

Posted by Linda Deponte on February 22, 2018 3:26 AM x

My family and I are honored and blessed to have known Nicole since Kindergarten.We will surely miss the presence of a truly lovable and kind person;she will forever remain in our hearts.Our heartfelt condolences go out to the Minson Family. Linda,Paul and Peter Deponte

Posted by Zohair mamary on February 21, 2018 6:05 PM x

Nicole’s smile & beauty is in my memory as her and I worked on her hair after her therapy. I am in shock that that this beautiful girl with the big smile left us .. Please, accept my family’s condolences .

Posted by Joshua Koerner on February 21, 2018 2:04 PM x

Nicole was a great cousin, but an even better person in general. She will be missed. My condolences.

Posted by Roseanne and Ingrid Magliato on February 21, 2018 1:36 PM x

Dearest Minson Family, We wish you Peace, Acceptance and Forever lasting memories of Nikki. Roseanne and I along with the entire Blisset team send our sincerest condolences during this difficult time.

Posted by Susan janitz on February 21, 2018 5:18 AM x

So sorry to hear of this tim May she rest in peace and dance in heaven My heart goes out to all

Posted by Mariana Kletkin (Rainbow - Executive Office) on February 21, 2018 5:15 AM x

Dear Nancy, My deepest condolences to you and your entire family. The loss of a child is heartbreaking. The right words can be so hard to find. Simply know that Im thinking of you every moment.

Posted by Sharon Knoll and staff on February 21, 2018 4:39 AM x

Our deepest condolences to Nancy, Ed and Frank and the entire MInson family on Nicole's passing. We will always remember her kind disposition, her style, her strength and most of all, her beautiful smile. May the good memories you have comfort you now and always.

Posted by julia a mcgarry on February 20, 2018 2:56 PM x

Dear Nanc and Ed, I'm so sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter. She was very special and all of the kids at PC will tell you so. Nikki was an inspiration to her peers without trying or probably knowing it. They all have such admiration for putting up her fight always with a smile and grace. God bless your family. Try to take her light to make it through the dark days. She will forever be with you. Your family is in everyone's prayers. My deepest sympathy and love, Julie McGarry (PC Mom)

Posted by Pam McCoy on February 20, 2018 1:38 PM x

Dear Ed, Nancy, and family, I am so very sorry to learn about Nicky. I send prayers of comfort to you and love and light during this tragic loss. May she rest In God’s eternal light peacefully, and may your memories always keep her with you. Love, Pam

Posted by Ralph Castiel on February 20, 2018 8:41 AM x

Sincerest condolances to the Minson family. Deeply saddened by the news. May the lord provide your family with strength and guidance

Posted by Kavita & Leticia Singh on February 20, 2018 7:50 AM x

Our family did not know Nicole but heard many great things from her brother Tim. Our prayers and love goes out to the entire Minson family. Please accept our deepest condolences.

Posted by Dr. Leonard J. Press on February 20, 2018 6:55 AM x

Sincere condolences from our entire staff. We were deeply saddened to learn of Nicole's passing, and she will always be remembered for her courage, determination, and zest for life.

Posted by Chrysanthopolos Family on February 20, 2018 5:32 AM x

Our deepest condolences to the Minson family and prayers God give you the strength, courage to accept that Nikki would want you to have. An amazing ANGEL full of life, love and she inspired so many and will continue to do so with so many lives that she touched. The outpouring of love in here, from everyone's heart is inspiring and proves just how loved she was. But only God knows why he called on her and took her to GATES ETERNAL PARADISE. Nikki will live in everyone's heart and that is the one of the biggest honor, for she will be never be forgotten. For while she will no longer be here and truly missed, she will always be remembered for her courage, inspiration and outgoing personality, with an infectious smile that touched many lives. God Bless the family during these painful times and Rest in Eternal Peace Nikki.

Posted by Phyllis Almonte on February 20, 2018 5:07 AM x

My sincerest condolences to the Minson family. My daughter is a Junior at Paramus Catholic and did not know Nicole personally but shared with me that she was in her daily prayers. May God hold Nicole in His loving arms.

Posted by Claire Centrella on February 19, 2018 4:33 PM x

My very deepest sympathy. My heart hurts for all of you. I understand what you are going through and I send my prayers and love. I guess God needed another angel.

Posted by Liz piszel on February 19, 2018 3:27 PM x

My daughter is a freshman on the dance team and she met Nicole in the summer time during practice . She only met her a short period of time , but her inspiration for Dance will always be in Victoria’s heart . So deeply sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter , no one should ever go through your pain. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers. Love the Piszel family

Posted by Dave and Nancy DeSando on February 19, 2018 2:58 PM x

We didn't know Nicole but heard from Tim and Betsy what an amazing young lady she was and how courageous she was. May God comfort all the family. She is surely an angel!

Posted by Sandy Palmieri on February 19, 2018 2:10 PM x

Our family did not know Nicole but our heart goes out to the Minson family for their loss. We are parents of a Sophomore at Paramus Catholic and this has touched us immensely. Heaven has an angel. God bless her and your family.

Posted by Stephanie Macaluso on February 19, 2018 1:55 PM x

Nicole's positive strength is an example to us all. She was an extraordinary young lady who gleamed with sunshine. We will all deeply mourn her. My deepest condolences to the Minson family and all the young people who were touched by this angel.

Posted by Olivia Strama on February 19, 2018 1:40 PM x

We will never forget the love, joy and happiness that Nicole gave to us. She will always have a special place in our hearts.

Posted by Lauren Daniell on February 19, 2018 12:58 PM x

It was a pleasure and blessing being able to know and work with Nicole at Paramus Catholic. She will be greatly missed.

Posted by paige McPartland on February 19, 2018 12:22 PM x

I love will always love Nicole, and never forget the way she showed me what strength is. She is so loved and so missed, she will always be in our hearts.


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