Frank Henry Nielsen “Poppy”, a lifetime resident of the area, died peacefully at home with his family by his side on December 14, 2023. He was 86.
The son of the late Henry and Janie Nielsen, he was born on July 19, 1937 in Godeffroy, NY.
Frank was a 1957 graduate of Port Jervis High School. He would go on to join the United States Army and serve our Country. Frank worked for many years and then retired from the NYC Dept of Environmental Protection. An avid hunter and fisherman, he was a member of the Tri-State Rod and Gun Club, and the Metaugue Falls Sportsman Club in Rio, NY.
In addition to his parents, Frank was predeceased in life by his sister, Mary Tumasian.
Beloved husband of Caroline Nielsen at home. Devoted Father of Karen Charikofsky with her husband Brian. Dear Brother of Shirley Swartwood and Henry Nielsen, and brother-in-law Louis Innella. Cherished Uncle to his Nieces and Nephews.
The Family wishes to thank Orange and Sullivan Hospice for their wonderful care of Frank. Arrangements entrusted to Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. If you wish to leave a condolence or memory, you may do so on Frank’s Tribute Wall.
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A Memorial Tree was planted for Frank
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home