(Retired Pfizer – Arnprior)
Peacefully at The Grove Nursing Home, Arnprior on Tuesday afternoon, March 6th, 2018; Gerald Joseph Nicholas, a longtime resident of Edward Street South passed away just 3 days after his 93rd birthday. Beloved husband of the late Pierrette “Pete” Gélineau (July 26, 2003). Dearly loved father of Robert (Mina) of The Phillippines; Roger (Marie) of Port Hope; Danny (Marion) of Arnprior; Kevin (Lori) of White Lake; Richard and Brian (Brenda), both of Arnprior. Cherished and forever remembered by his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Wilfred (Eileen) Nicholas of Arnprior. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and good friends. Gerry was predeceased by his parents: Bill and Mary Jane (nee Robillard) Nicholas as well as siblings: Jerry (late Harriet), Roy (Doreen of Arnprior), Leonard (late Greta), Douglas (late Margaret), Theresa and Joseph Nicholas. Gerry was a faithful 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 2082, Arnprior and a dedicated 4th degree member of Canadian Martyrs Assembly 1597, Renfrew. A man of high energy, great devotion to his family and his faith, Gerry possessed an insatiable love of fishing. He was an inspiration to the many whose lives he touched along the way. Family and friends may pay their respects during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Sunday afternoon, March 11th from 2 to 5 p.m. and again on Monday morning from 9 until 10:20 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Monday morning, March 12th at 11 o’clock. Interment Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior. In memory of Gerry, please consider a donation to the
St. John Chrysostom Parish Memorial Fund.