Charles G. Nitzsche

February 5, 1924December 21, 2018

Charles G. Nitzsche, 94, of West Islip, Long Island, New York on Friday, December 21, 2018. Proud WWII U.S. Coast Guard Veteran. Former lineman with LILCO. Beloved husband of the late Elaine R. Nitzsche. Loving father of Suzanne R. Smith and Dennis and Kenny Nitzsche. Cherished "Gramps" of Timmy and Jeff. Caring "Great-Gramps" of Taylor and Billy. Dear brother of Paul Nitzsche (Marianna). Family and friends may visit, Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 2-4:30 and 7-9:30pm, at Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes, 255 Higbie Lane, West Islip, New York 11795. Funeral Service, Thursday, December 27, 2018, 10:00am, at Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bay Shore Road, Deer Park, New York 11729. U.S. Coast Guard Military Honors and Committal Prayers following at Calverton National Cemetery, 210 Princeton Boulevard, Calverton, New York 11933. PLEASE NOTE: Family and friends who will be attending Mr. Nitzsche's Funeral Service at Ascension Lutheran Church are asked to meet directly at the church Thursday morning at 9:45am. For further information, or help with directions, kindly call the funeral home at (631) 669-8338.


  • Elaine Nitzsche, Wife
  • Suzanne R. Smith, Daughter
  • Dennis Nitzsche, Son
  • Kenny Nitzsche, Son
  • Timmy -, Grandchild
  • Jeff -, Grandchild
  • Taylor -, Great Grandchild
  • Billy -, Great Grandchild
  • Paul Nitzsche, Brother
  • Marianna Nitzsche, Sister-in-law


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 26, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 27, 2018
  • U.S. Coast Guard Honors and Committal Prayers Thursday, December 27, 2018

Charles G. Nitzsche

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