My mother, Kathleen Nelsen on her confirmation day in 1965. Staten Island, NY. My father with his parents and a 2-year old me in 1975. Hazleton, PA. Two shots from the 1950s: Grandparents Joan & Norman Nelsen on their wedding day along with my great grandmother Mae Costello with my cousins Lois & Dianne Dutka on their confirmation day. Staten Island, NY.