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“Dear Linda and Melissa, We deeply regret to learn that your loving husband and father has passed. Please accept our sincere condolences. We will...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Alexander Cauwels - Robbinsville, NJ

“I've known Nels for 43 years and he was one of the most brilliant people I've ever met, also one of the funniest. I know he tried hard to be healthy...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Janet Bowker Minnies - Naples, FL

“Linda, Melissa and family, my heart hurts for your loss. Nels has been so much more than a friend to me. He gave me support and inspiration, advice...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Matt Suto - Fieldsboro, NJ

Nels Fredric Poulsen, 72, of Robbinsville, NJ, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton, New Jersey. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Nels was a long-time New Jersey resident, living in the Robbinsville and Hamilton areas for the past 40 years. Nels graduated from Monmouth University in 1966 with a Bachelors in Mathematics. Over the years he flourished as a software engineer for Martin Marietta, Bowing, Saks Fifth Avenue, and as an independent consultant for AT&T. His last employment was with IBM. Throughout his career he received many commendations for his committed and outstanding work. In 2003, Nels decided to become a stay at home dad to care for his youngest child. Throughout his life, Nels was an avid bowler and spent many years in leagues at both the East Windsor and Hamilton Lanes. He enjoyed fishing on the Delaware and Assunpink Rivers and walking the boardwalk in both Seaside Heights and Pt. Pleasant. Nels loved the Philadelphia Eagles, classic rock, and cruising the Caribbean. He was a diligent worker, animal lover, and talented chef. Nels was a devoted husband and a beloved father. He is survived by his wife, Kezhen Linda Tang Poulsen of Robbinsville; two sons, Nels F. Poulsen, II and James I. Poulsen of North Carolina; a daughter, Melissa T. Poulsen of Robbinsville; and three grandchildren, Eli F. Poulsen, Jade Poulsen, and Jack Poulsen. He is also survived by his sister, Kathleen Buckley-Hammel of Florida. A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, New Jersey.

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