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Courtney Corey Nelson

Sunrise: January 2, 1973 Sunset: May 23, 2011

It is with deepest sorrow that the Gould, Nelson family, relatives and friends announce with profound regrets, the untimely home- going of our dear son, father, brother and trusted friend, Courtney Corey Nelson, which sad event occurred on Monday, May 23, 2011 at 12:00 am in Staten Island, New York. Courtney Corey Nelson was born on January 2, 1973 in Monrovia, Liberia (West Africa), unto the blessed union of Josephine Tina Gould and Henry Nelson. Courtney Nelson is survived by his mother, Josephine Gould, Sister, Faith Springer, daughter, Corine Tatiana Barclay, nephew, Donte Springer and Adonis Springer. He came to the United States on July 8th, 1979 at the age of six, from Liberia, and lived in Rhode Island, Maryland, New Jersey and New York, on Park Hill, where he resided until his untimely demise. . Courtney attended P.S 57 & I.S 49 in Staten Island for Grade School and later attended Mt. Pleasant High School in Providence, RI; where he ran Track & Field.

In his home-going, we have lost an irreplaceable fun, loving friend to all.
Relatives and friends wishing to make financial contributions may do so through his mother, Josephine Gould at Bank of America, (Please call for account number)


  • Josephine Gould (Mother) 347-855-2576
  • Faith Springer (Sister) 347-822-7008

Funeral arrangements are as follow:
Wake Keeping

Date: June 17th, 2011
Place: Shiloh Zion Church
779 Henderson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10310
Time: 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

All tributes will be made at the wake keeping

Funeral Services
Date: June 18th, 2011
Place: Shiloh Zion Church
779 Henderson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10310
Time: 9:00 AM-10:45 AM

Internment (To Be Announced immediately following)

Repast-Immediately after internment

Some Suggested Area Hotels:
Holiday Inn Express
300 Wild Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 276-8689

Comfort Inn
310 Wild Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 370-8555

Hampton Inn & Suites
1120 South Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 477-1600


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