.Susan I. Nydegger “Sue” passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022. She was born in Queens on May 20, 1945 to William and Irene Hansen, and had an older brother William Hansen. Sue graduated from Baldwin high school then continued on to get her RN. Sue worked both in the Emergency Room and Operating Room.During her younger years she spent time out in the Hamptons where she ended up meeting the love of her life Rick on a beach in Hampton Bays. Although only 15 and 16 back then, they knew it was meant to be. They were married for 56 years, and raised three children: Rick Nydegger(Jami), Laura Hart (Jeff) and Brian Nydegger. They were further blessed by nine grandchildren: Patrick, Frederick, Alexander, Christian, Jonathan, Landon, Rieve, Maggie and Lilah. And one great grandchild Brayden.Sue was truly known as an altruistic woman with overwhelming kindness and generosity to all those around her. A long-term member of Saint Rosalie‘s church, she worked with the Fresh-Air Fund and hosted two children and stayed in touch with them even until recently. Over the years, she and Rick sponsored 14 kids in different parts of the world for a better life and education. Sue had tremendous passion for being near the water, cooking, sewing, traveling, gardening, and family holidays. She very graciously shared these loves with her husband Rick, children and grandchildren. They could’ve made a movie about Rick and Sue and their love for each other. She is now reunited with the love her life.
A visitation will be held on Monday, April 18, 2022 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Scott-Rothwell Funeral Home, located at 20 Ponquogue Ave, Hampton Bays, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, April 19th at 10:30 AM at the Church of St. Rosalie, Hampton Bays, NY. A burial will follow at Good Ground Cemetery in Hampton Bays, NY.
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