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“You will be missed so much. You gave me the opportunity to work for for you as your secretary. You were an awesome boss and made it a pleasure to...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Denise Cosgrove - North Wales, PA

“I have many fond memories of Mr. Nause. He had a great sense of humor andwas always there for his students and athletes when they needed him.I spent...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Ken Neubeck - Horsham, PA

“It's been a looooong time, however I still speak fondly about my time in the training room at HH. Mr. Nause instilled a desire to help athletes and a...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Betsy (Toby) Erickson - CA

“I am saddened to learn of Mr. Nause's passing. I had him for Civics class in Jr. High and still remember a lot of things learned. He was a great man...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Amy Grasser- Schultz - Savannah, GA

“So sorry to hear of your passing. I have fond memories of you from my high school days and also being our neighbor when you were on Home Road. Rest...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Barbarann Probst - Worcester, PA

“As a 9th grader, Dave recruited me to babysit his daughters Rebecca and Jennifer. They called me Jobin. It is a name I still cherish. I'm so very...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Robin Johnson - Green Lane, PA

“I had the great fortune of working directly with Dave Nause for many years during his time managing Summer Place Condominiums in Wildwood Crest NJ....Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Peter Venuti - Turnersville, NJ

“So sorry to hear this!I owe a lot to Dave he believed in me and gave me an opportunity to do something I loved to do and that was to coach baseball...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Fran Peterman - Hawley, PA

“Dave, what can I say about the man who helped me make it through the roughest times in Junior high? The man who was my mentor in high school. It was...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Mary Berridge Rook - Collegeville, PA

“Mr. Nause was one of my favorite teachers. Had David for Civics Class 1968. He brought in real voting machines so we could get the real feel. Have...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Susan Todd - Warminster, PA

“only about a thousand memories of Dave in all the roles he filled come to mind, a wonderful guy with an amazing sense of humor and timing. One of the...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Jim Sutton - Hatboro, PA

“I have so many wonderful memories of our holidays and vacations together. The shore, the mountains, camping, road trip to Florida...and Uncle David...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Karen

“Dearest Dave, your tired soul can finally Rest in Peace. You are in a beautiful place now. You have always been loved and will always be missed. XO ”
13 of 27 | Posted by: Sandi Kneipher - Beach Haven West, NJ

“Your Dad loved you all so much,,,,,I know how you will miss him,,he was such a kind gentle man and I will really miss him and his sense of humor,,,...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: cindy kirsch - warminster, PA

“My wife and I became friends with Dave and Michelle about 6 years ago. Dave and I became close because we both had a lot in common. Dave was a kind...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Hank Williams - Villas, NJ

“Mr Nause was my History and Civics teacher at Hatboro Horsham..Her was, by far, one of the funniest teachers I had. He keep the kids interested in...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Chuck Boris - New Britain, PA

“Thanks Dave for all the help and guidance you gave me with the HH Soccer Team years ago. I enjoyed working with you and Michelle. I am sure you are...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Steve Kistenmacher - Hatboro, PA

“Becky and Bill, please know that we are thinking of you all and have our prayers. With live ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: Patte Keane-Smoot - Townsend, VA

“My prayers are with you Michele and your family. My days at HHHS were enhanced by Dave and your friendship. Dave was a man I respected and even...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Joanne Graziano - Doylestown, PA

“Michelle and Jennifer, it was a pleasure getting to know Dave during our time in rehab. We had some good laughs during that time. You and your family...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Peggy Miller-Cierebiej - PA

“Jen and Becky and family- I am sorry to hear of your loss. Your Dad was a great man. Please let me know if you are having a public memorial service...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Kelly A'Harrah - Hatboro, PA

“I knew Coach Nause as the Athletic Trainer who taped me every day of every practice and game back in the 80's ... loved his humor. ... loved his...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Darien Norman - Greensboro, NC

“I will always remember Mr. Nause's laughter!!!! Funny, funny, loving man..God Bless you and your family!! ”
23 of 27 | Posted by: Lynda Sayland - PA - Friend

“I'm a better person for having known Mr. Nause. He took good care of us. ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: David Bolger - Euless, TX

“I remember Mr. Nause as a dedicated educator. Always a pleasant person. ”
25 of 27 | Posted by: Florence Langer Klemp - Hatboro, PA

“My deepest condolences to Michelle, Jen, Becky and the rest of the Nause family. Mr. Nause will always hold a special place in my heart. He taught...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Renee (Root) Eisenberg - Horsham, PA

“Eddie and I are so sorry for your loss. Sally ”
27 of 27 | Posted by: Sally Helm - Mullica Hill, NJ


NAUSE, DAVID A., age 76, of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. He was born in Northampton, PA, son of Walter Nause and Anne Marie (Auchy) of Dublin, PA and brother of Catherine Ercolino (Nause) of Quakertown, PA, deceased.

He is survived by his wife, Michele M. Nause of Rio Grande, NJ; his daughters, Jennifer L. Nause of Chalfont, PA, Rebecca A. Smoot of Chalfont, PA, Martha Persky-Block of Golden, CO; and his son, William Simcox of Manahawkin, NJ. He is also survived by his sons-in-law, William Smoot of Chalfont, PA and Dr. Geoffrey Block of Golden, CO; his grandchildren, Tyler Gallagher and Connor Gallagher of Chalfont, PA, Zach Persky and Ian Persky of Golden, CO, Justin and Alyssa Smoot of PA, and Natalie and Annie Block of CO; and his beloved and cherished pet, Reba McEntire.

Dave was raised in Quakertown, PA and attended Quakertown Public Schools. He went on to graduate from Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. Dave received his Master's Degree in Education from Temple University and his Principal's Certification from Villanova University. Dave received a degree in Sports Medicine and was the first to establish a co-educational program in Athletic Training at the Hatboro-Horsham High School where he was employed for 37 years.

In his earlier years Dave was a member of the Hatboro Borough Council and rose to be Vice President of said council. Dave was also elected to be a member of the PIAA District One Committee and ran District One Championship Soccer Playoffs. After Dave's retirement from education, he moved to Southern New Jersey to Rio Grande where he started a property management firm.

Dave was also a licensed Real Estate agent in New Jersey.

Dave greatly enjoyed his peaceful time in his backyard pool which he called "Paradise".

A Memorial Celebration will be planned for a future date. Donations in Dave's memory to the Cape May County Animal Shelter, DN 501B, 4 Moore Road, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 would be appreciated.