Susan M. Nier, 64, of Black River died Saturday at Hospice of Jefferson County where she had resided for about two months.

Mrs. Nier was born November 8, 1948 in Lyons, NY to Roland and Alice (Luther) Hoppe. She graduated from Watertown High School in 1966.

Mrs. Nier was a member of the Life Church of the Nazarene in Watertown and was very active in the Welcoming Center and many church activities.

Suviving are a son and his wife Michael and Vyrna Nier, Smyrna, GA. three grandchildren  and one great grandchild, one sister Betty (Fred) Kohler, Croghan, NY, two brothers Gary (Emily) Hoppe, Black River, NY and Darrell (Mary) Hoppe, NH and several nieces, nephews and friends.

The Memorial Service will be held Wednesday November 28, 2012 6pm at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Rev. Chad Clardie of the Life Church of the Nazarene officiating. Calling Hours will be Wednesday from 4pm-6pm prior to the Memorial Service. Burial will be at Brookside Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Donations may be made in her honor to Life Church of the Nazarene, 535 Thompson Blvd., Watertown, NY 13601
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