Camilo Herrera-Arbelaez, 66, of Elizabeth, NJ passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022.
Camilo was born on June 4, 1955 in Armenia, Colombia and was the son of Camilo and Cecilia (nee Arbelaez) Kiernan. He immigrated to the United States 40 years ago.
He was an avid soccer fan and spent most of his time outdoors enjoying his garden and plants. Camilo liked reading, playing parcheesi, watching a good movie and spending time with his beloved family. He was also an animal lover.
Camilo is survived by his wife, Nelly P. Restrepo Herrera and was the loving father of Mauricio Herrera (Brenda), Pamela Campos (Michael), and Alejandro Herrera. He was the cherished grandfather of Michael Campos, Jr., Annabelle Herrera, Skylar Campos, Isais Herrera, Mauricio Herrera, Jr., Elanie Herrera. In addition, he is survived by a sister, Gloria Herrera and nephews; David Sepulveda and Andres Sepulveda.
A visitation will be held on Friday, April 22, 2022 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 pm on Friday at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 1096 North Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07201. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.