David F. Nissen, 65, of Kingston, NY, passed at his residence on August 7, 2020. Born on August 3, 1955 in Kingston, he was the son of Allan Nissen and Dorothy Nissen Jacks. A 1973 graduate of Onteora High School, Dave enlisted in the US Army and served for three years. When he returned to the area, he worked for a variety of companies before becoming an electrician and eventually starting his own electrical business.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Kyle Nissen; his sister, Terry Cuomo; brothers, Robert and Chris Nissen; cousins, Dick and Steve Nissen; and nieces, Amy Doyle and Natalie Cuomo. He was predeceased by a son, Travis Nissen and a cousin, Carol Nissen Lomonaco.
He was a great dad, who never missed a single game or pitch. He loved his sons and did everything he could for them. An avid New York Yankees fan, he enjoyed many sports, including skiing, fishing and Tae Kwan Do, achieving a black belt.
Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Avenue, Kingston, NY. The service, with military honors by Joyce Schirick VFW Post #1386, will be private at Mt Pleasant Rural Cemetery. For those who wish, contributions in David's memory may be made to the Albany Housing Coalition Inc, 278 Clinton Ave. Albany, NY 12210 to help them provide sustainable solutions to veterans' homelessness. For more information, please visit ahcvets.org.
A tribute for David may be found at www.KeyserFuneralService.com, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.
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My heartfelt condolences to Dave’s family and loved ones. God bless you all.
Sending condolences to David’s friends and family. May your memories bring you peace.
May he Rest in Paradise.
David was a kind and gentle soul. He touched many peoples lives. He lived through many life upheavals, struggled through great sadness and loss. I hope, based on his beliefs, that he is now with many whom he loved. For lose left behind, I chose to believe he is at peace, though that may bring little comfort right now, as he will be greatly missed. Sending love to David and to his family. robin james
Wishing you peace and comfort. Our sincere condolences.
Valerie & Joe
My thoughts and prayers are with you as well Terry. Kathy
I am so incredibly sad to hear about David’s death. He was such a wonderful man. Funny, kind, thoughtful and giving. I have great memories of the time that I shared with David. This was heartbreaking news. My prayers and thoughts are with you Kyle.
So very sorry to hear of David’s passing! I went to Onterora with him. Such a kind man who had his hardships and heart breaks in life. He will now share eternal life with some of those he loved. We can now remember with our memories .
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