Eric W. Nielsen, age 57 years, of Kingwood Township

Life Legacy

Eric W. Nielsen, age 57 years, of Kingwood Township, NJ, died on Monday, June 12, 2017 in the Hunterdon Medical Center, Raritan Township, NJ.

Born in Illinois, November 2, 1959, son of Joyce Penny Clark and the late Ronald O. Nielsen, he had resided in Kingwood Township since 1996, having formerly lived in South Bound Brook, NJ.

A graduate of Middlesex High School, Eric faithfully served his country as a member of the United States Navy. Serving aboard the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier, he was honorably discharged in 1982.

Eric worked for UPS based out of Bound Brook, NJ, for the past twenty-six years, with his main route being in Somerset, NJ.

In addition to his mother, surviving are his devoted companion of the past twenty-six years, Dianne Lois Memminger; his brothers, Christopher and wife, Luanne Clark and Jon and wife, Lisa Clark; his loving aunt, Janet Nielsen of St. Louis, MO; several nieces and nephews; his UPS family; and many caring friends.

Eric’s family would like to extend its thanks and appreciation to the wonderful and compassionate staff of Hunterdon Hospice as well as to all those who cared for Eric at the hospital.

Visitation and funeral services are private under the care and direction of Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 38 State Highway 31, Flemington, NJ. Interment will be in Rosemont Cemetery, Route 519, Delaware Township, NJ.

Please visit Eric’s permanent memorial site at to send a public or private message of condolence and to share stories and photographs of his life.

Those wishing to make a contribution in his honor may do so to Tabby’s Place: a Cat Sanctuary, 1100 US Highway 202, Ringoes, NJ 08551.