Laurieann Nielsen

Obituary of Laurieann Nielsen

Laurieann D. Nielsen, 38, of Cincinnatus, passed away on July 17, 2018 at the Cayuga Medical Center, in Ithaca.

Laurieann was born on February 19, 1980, to her parents Raymond Thomas and Alice Hunt Thomas, in Cortland, NY. With a passion for art and creativity, Laurieann was an avid scrapbook artist and photographer. She truly loved all forms of art. In addition to artwork, Laurieann enjoyed spending time in the solon, working on hair and nails. She was a lover of animals, with a deep affection for horses as well as her two dogs Lexi and Valak. Also in her free time, Laurieann enjoyed going fishing whenever she had the chance.

She is survived by her loving mother, Alice Thomas; her fiancé James Reynolds; her children, Katelyn, Xavier, and Jayden; her grandchild that meant so much to her Skylar; her brothers Raymond F. (Tammy) Thomas, Jeffrey Thomas, and Jason (Jean) Thomas; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Laurieann was predeceased by her father Raymond as well as her grandparents.

Friends are invited to call at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home on Friday from 11am to 2pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church of Cortland, Saturday at 9:30am, with a burial to immediately follow at Glenwood Cemetery.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Cortland SPCA or the Horse Rescue Organization.

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