Frederik Christian Nielsen

Published 11:47 am Friday, January 29, 2021

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Frederik Christian Nielsen, 83, of Newtown, Pa. and Hopewell N.J., died on Jan. 26, 2021 surrounded by his family in the home he built on Woodsville Tree Farm.

Born in Nyborg, Denmark, he served in the Danish Home Guard before marrying Maiken Hansen in 1959. They emigrated to New Jersey in the same year. An IBEW Local 269 member for 61 years, he also served in the US Army Reserve. He is the founder of A.C. Scott Electric, Scott Testing and Scott Watson Millwork.He enjoyed working with wood from seedlings to fine furniture, gardening and spending the winters in Sarasota with friends.

Survivors: his wife of 62 years, Maiken; his children, Lisa Nielsen of North Carolina, Jennifer and Michael McQuaide of Luxembourg, and Michael and Victoria Nielsen of Hopewell; and his 5 grandchildren, Margaret Aguero-Cheek, Liz Nielsen, Christian Nielsen, Baker McQuaide, and Elijah Wayda.

Memorials: HomeFront NJ, 1880 Princeton Ave., Lawrenceville NJ 08648-4518.