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Gladys M. Nilsen

October 16, 1929 ~ November 8, 2017 (age 88)
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Gladys M. Nilsen, 88, passed away Nov. 8, 2017.  Born and raised in South Amboy, Gladys resided in Colts Neck and Beachwood. 

Prior to her retirement, she was a real estate salesperson, employed at Pat B./J.J. Harrigan Realty, Sayreville. Gladys, along with her husband, Douglas co-owned Nilsen and Son Plumbing.  She was a member of The National Association of Realtors.  Gladys greatly enjoyed her role as a homemaker.

 A loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother, she will be missed by all who knew her.

Predeceased by her husband, Douglas and grandson, Erik, she is survived by her children, Douglas and his wife, Kathi of Millstone, Kirk and his wife Judi of Milanville, PA, Carol Gallagher of Jackson and Joann Hudak of South Amboy, brother, Robert Sanders of Florida, 10 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. 

Visitation will be Monday, November 13 from 10AM to 12PM at Whiteley Funeral Home, 241 Bordentown Ave., South Amboy.  Burial will follow at Christ Church Cemetery, South Amboy.  To leave a condolence  visit

 Service Information

November 13, 2017

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Whiteley Funeral Home
241 Bordentown Ave
South Amboy, NJ 08879

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