Steven Robert Nuss
1994 - 2019
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We regretfully announce the passing of Steven Robert Nuss, 25, of Cherry Ridge, who, in his final moments was surrounded by family and friends. Steven died on March 3, 2019 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in NYC, where he was awaiting hopeful re-transplant surgery. 

Born on January 6, 1994, he leaves behind his parents, Michelle and Keith Nuss, as well as his sister, Erin Nuss. Our "golden boy" was born a fighter, surviving biliary atresia and receiving a groundbreaking liver transplant when he was only nine months old. 

Steven's life would seem too short to many, but those who were touched by him understand that the quality of existence far exceeds the quantity of time in which you live it.

Although Steven's illness made him appear frail, he possessed strength, perseverance and the ability to overcome incredible odds and physical challenges. With his courage, he led us to believe that each day is a blessing and an opportunity to create lasting memories. He spent the summers and special times camping with his family at their lake cabin, "Camp Beaver" and in Blooming Grove – all favorite places where he loved to hunt, fish, sit by the campfire and listen to the sounds of nature. He enjoyed "anything fast", spending time with his many cousins and playing with his dogs.  Anyone who knew Steven knew that he lived life adventurously, taking chances and making the most of any opportunity.

He was a free-spirit, who lived in the present and on his terms. He was a dreamer and also someone who could enter a room and brighten it with his smile, his uncanny wit or simply his joyful presence. He loved to laugh and see happiness in others, often making us forget our own problems.

With Steven's passing, we remind others that his life is one to be celebrated. Although we will miss him every day - especially his humor, he will remain forever in our hearts. Throughout his short life, he was able to create wonderful memories for us, and it has been a privilege to be his family.

Finally, he is at peace in the loving arms of Grandma Shirley Krol and his dog, Mallory. Thank you to all who have supported us during this long journey.

A memorial will be held Friday, March 8th from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hessling Funeral Home, 428 Main St, Honesdale, PA 18431. We will also celebrate Steven's life with photos, music, memories and stories on Saturday, March 9th from 12 to 5 p.m. at VIP Kidz Club, 218 Willow Ave, Honesdale, PA 18431. All are welcomed with hugs and appreciation for impacting Steven's life.

We would ask that any contributions be made to the House of Care, MC 28-00, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville PA 17822. After Steven's transplant surgery in 1994, this precious place became a second home to the Nuss Family.

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Published in News Eagle from Mar. 7 to Apr. 6, 2019.
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November 29, 2019
God bless you Steven. You were a valued son and am terribly missed by your parents. May the Lord show grace and mercy on your kind soul. You are up there in the Heavens. May your soul rest in peace.
Hardeep Marwah
May 9, 2019
I miss you everyday.
April 27, 2019
Sorry for your great loss, may God's loving kindness comfort and help you through this difficult time.
Ps. 51:17-JW
April 2, 2019
May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this time of deep sorrow. Those who pass on, God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. My sincerest condolences. (Psalms 116:15) ~JW
March 24, 2019
My sympathy goes out to the family during your time of grief. May God's loving-kindness comfort you and help you through this difficult time. (Psalm 119:50, 76) ~DS
March 23, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Please allow the fondest memories shared with your loved one to be a soothing blanket over your heart. Take comfort in our Heavenly Father who is our Rock & Stronghold in times of grief. He is our shield and the God of refuge. Psalms 18:2
March 12, 2019
Dear Erin and family, we are so sorry for your loss of Steven who was taken from you too soon. We love that he loved dogs and nature and his Life teaches us to live it at the fullest. Your friends at KSR Pet Care, Karen, Julie, Christy and Luwam in McLean, VA
March 9, 2019
Finally at peace, met at the gates, now an angel above. With much love to the entire family. The Borkowski's.. Huge hugs to you, Michelle, Keith, and Erin.
March 9, 2019
Erin. I never had the pleasure of meeting Steven. Please accept my prayers and condolences on his passing.
Eva Johnson
March 8, 2019
My condolences go out to the family and friends during this difficult time. May you find a measure of comfort found at John 6:40 which says that soon we will all see our loved ones again
March 7, 2019
May God Bless You and keep you in His loving arms during this most difficult time.
Lily Earyes (Paloy) and Jamie Kean
March 7, 2019
Nuss Family,
My heart breaks that Steve has passed. He was and will always be an amazing young man. That is a true blessing on him, as well as you, his family. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew him and loved him, especially his family. Each of you will continue to be in our thoughts and our prayers! May God and Steve comfort you and guide you with their love during this trying time, and always.
Tammie Williams
March 6, 2019
I will remember him for his huh and kiss and all the time he was there at the fire firehouse.I love you and will always have you with me in my heart and memories
Laraine OHeren
March 6, 2019
Laraine OHeren
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