Obituary of Harriet Nicholas
(Retired BASF, Arnprior)
(April 10, 1925 – July 14, 2017)
With heavy hearts we announce that our amazing mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and wonderful friend, Harriet Nicholas of Arnprior passed away at Hospice Renfrew in the early morning hours of Friday, July 14th. She was 92 years young. Beloved wife of the late Jerry Nicholas (December 25, 2002). Dearly loved mother and good friend of Shirley Anderson (Wayne), Mary Sperry (Noel), Theresa Stokman (John), Jimmy (Sue Baird), Ron (Anna), Karen Scobie (late Gary) and Faye Warren (Rob). Cherished and adored by her 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Del Begley (late Roy), Ernie Fabian (Joan), Doreen Nicholas (late Roy), Barbara McMillan (Bill Sumer), Shirley Peckford (Bert), Marian Dennison (late Bob), Eddie Fabian (Betty) and Carson Fabian. Predeceased by her parents: Christie and Lila (nee Eno) Fabian; her stepmother, Frances (nee Yantha); 2 brothers: Graydon and Roy Fabian (late Mary) as well as 2 sisters: Katie Fabian and Dianne Fabian. Lovingly remembered by the Nicholas family, many nieces, nephews and so many wonderful friends. A quiet, caring lady, Harriet enjoyed the simpler things in life. Her family always came first. She never said no to a game of cards. She will be missed. Family and friends were invited to pay their respects during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Tuesday, July 18 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. only. A Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Wednesday morning, July 19 at 10 o’clock. Interment Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior. In memory of Harriet, please consider a donation to the St. John Chrysostom Church Memorial Fund or Hospice Renfrew.