Obituary: Susan Boer, 60, Former Columbia High School Counselor

From Finegan Funeral Homes:

Susan Lee Boer

Born to Bert and Irvine (Bosland) Boer on May 27, 1958, at Paterson General Hospital in Paterson, NJ, Susan Lee Boer was the third of four sisters: Sandy, Pat, and Dee.  Sue attended Hasbrouck Heights High School, William Paterson University, and received her Master’s degree from Kean University. She spent 30 years counseling and healing in positions at the Shire in Mendham, North Hunterdon-Voorhees School District in Hunterdon County, Columbia High School in South Orange-Maplewood, NJ, and most recently through her own private practice in Flemington. Left to honor Sue are her three children: Dylan, Cait, and Dakota, her husband Paul, her sisters and her mother, and her Neapolitan mastiffs.  She is also remembered by her four grandchildren: Ben, Pax, Harp, and Griff. After falling ill in autumn 2017, Sue was diagnosed with ALS. Sue chose to privately fight her illness and passed peacefully Saturday morning. Family, friends, and those whose lives were touched by Sue are invited to honor, remember, and love her on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 5:00 pm at the Calvary Fellowship Church located on 191 County Road 627 Finesville, NJ. Those that are inclined to share thoughts, feelings, or memories are welcome to do so. Arrangements are through the Finegan Funeral Home. Visit In lieu of flowers, please donate to the ALS Association at

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