Obituary of Susan Gail Nielsen
It is with great sadness that the family of Susan G. Nielsen of Alexandria Township announces her passing Friday, May 25, 2018 at the age of 72 years. Susan was born December 30, 1945 in Hackensack, NJ to the late Frank and late Florence Lazowsky. A resident of Hunterdon County most of her life.
She is survived by her Husband of 53 years: David Nielsen of Pittstown, NJ; two sons: Jason Nielsen of Pittstown, NJ and Jonathan Nielsen and Spouse Daniel Zellers of Doylestown, PA; a sister: Donna Crawley and Husband David of Annandale, NJ and two brothers: Robert Lazowsky of Newark, NJ and Mark Lazowsky and Wife Patti of Alpha, NJ.
In her youth she worked for the family business delivering auto parts where she met her husband David. She attended Houghton College for studies in Ancient Languages. After marriage a honeymoon at Colonial Williamsburg continued a life long interest in Colonial American architecture and design. With her husband David she travelled the US from 1970-73 in a motorhome, enjoying such sights as the Pacific Coast, Yellowstone National Park and a recently opened Walt Disney World. In following years she was a devoted mother and wife, worked as a horse groom as well as a salon receptionist, eventually opening her own salon.
Daisies were her favorite flower and blue a favorite color, collector of Stangl Blue Daisy dinnerware and Delft pottery. A lover of animals, caregiver to two adopted dogs, several cats as well as former standardbred race horses. She was an avid fan of the NY Mets since their founding and followed the team closely every season.
A remembrance will be held privately by the family in the coming months.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made through IN MEMORY OF for the American Diabetes Association or Pacing For The Cure at www.inmemoryof-memorial.org
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