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Shirleyanne Nilsen

December 8, 1937 ~ August 17, 2017 (age 79)
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Shirleyanne Nilsen, 79, died August 17, 2017 at Holiday Care Center, Toms River.  Born and raised in Perth Amboy, Shirleyanne was a lifelong South Amboy resident. 

Shirleyanne was the quintessential "Avon lady".  She loved distributing her Avon catalogs, selling and using their product line.  When she wasn't running her Avon business, she could be found bowling, playing tennis or dancing.  She also loved to travel. 

Above all, she was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be missed by all who knew and loved her. 

Predeceased by her sons, Mark and, John, brothers John and Paul Nagy and grandson, Gerald III,  she is survived by  her husband, Gerald, children, Scott, Gerald, Jr., Dawn Laurison,  Lyrae Fenton, and her husband, Bill, sisters, Sandy Koutis and Margaret Turro, six grandchildren and one great grandchild. 

Visitation will be Tuesday, August 22 from 2 PM to 6 PM at Whiteley Funeral Home, 241 Bordentown Ave., South Amboy.  Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, August 23 at 1030 AM at the funeral home. Burial  will follow at Brig. General William C. Doyle Memorial Veteran's Cemetery, Wrightstown. 

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