Vanessa Lynn English, 25, of Mays Landing, beloved daughter, sister, and aunt, passed unexpectedly on Thursday, June 21st, 2012. Vanessa was born on October 13, 1986, and was a lifelong resident of Atlantic County. She was a graduate of Atlantic County Institute of Technology, where she was a member of the National Technical Honor Society, won ‘Best Personality’, the English Literature award, and the Spanish language award. Vanessa’s passion for helping others led her to complete a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Richard Stockton State College in 2009. She volunteered at the ARC of Atlantic County and worked for over two years as the Executive Secretary to President of Atlantic Cape Community College. Vanessa was currently employed at a local real estate office.
Vanessa is survived by her mother, Teresa English of Egg Harbor City; her father, Dale English and his fiancée Kathy Mazzeo of Brigantine; her sister and brother-in-law, Rachel and Robert Peterson III and their sons Robert IV and Jared of Mays Landing, her fiancé Kenny Price, her aunt Kate English, of Noosa, Australia, and other relatives.
Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate her memory on Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8 PM, at the Boakes Funeral Home, 6050 Main St., Mays Landing.