Donald Glen (Nick) Nickerson
7 Jan 1933 – 28 Nov 2012
Nick past away at home with family at his side. Born to the late Pearl & Charles Nickerson in Halifax N.S.
Joined the Reserve Navy at 17 then army and spent 15 months in Korea then 22 years in Airforce. In 1956 he met his wife Sharon, in Aylmer Ont. and married in Winnipeg. 13 Dec 1956. They were posted to Winnipeg, Uplands, Gimli and Comox. Nick retired in 1977 then worked for the Liquor Board until 1994.
Besides his loving wife Sharon, he leaves his sons Donald, Russell, Andrew, Ian (Lynda) and daughter Lee-Ann (Kris); 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; also 2 sisters & 2 brothers. He was truly a wonderful husband, father, grandfather & great grandfather.
He loved to fish but most of all tell fish stories about the big one that got away.
Thank you to Dr. Jennifer Cortez, Dr Dawadi, the Highland medical Staff and VIHA palliative care staff for their support. In lieu of flowers donations to the Wheels of Wellness in Comox and the Canadian cancer society would be appreciated.
A poppy ceremony will be held at the Comox Legion Branch 160 on Jan 05 ,2013 at 2pm.