PARK RIDGE, N.J. – John Nilsen, of Park Ridge, died Thursday, April 14. He was 84.
He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Arthur and Vivian Nilsen. He was a 57-year member of the New York City Carpenter Union Local #296 and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his children, Chris, John, Joan, Vivian, Jimmy and Billy; grandchildren, TJ, Nicole, Vinny, Toni, Michael, Joey, Johnny and Katie; great-grandchildren, Jackson and Paisley; new in-laws, Erika and Martha; old in-laws, Beth and Fred; and various ex in-laws.
A memorial visitation and service will be from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1 at the Robert Spearing Funeral Home, Inc., 155 Kinderkamack Road, Park Ridge.
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