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George Nickerson

George Percy Nickerson

Tuesday, February 23rd, 1926 - Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Obituary

Nickerson, George Percy- 93, Yarmouth, passed away on May 20,2019 in Veterans Place, Yarmouth. George proudly served his country during WW2 as a member of the Merchant Navy. After he returned home George would enjoy many years working on the ocean as a hard-working fisherman. Saltwater was in his veins. George is survived by his children Collie (Eleanor) Nickerson; Sharon (Mike) Murphy; Phillip (Geraldine) Nickerson; Marsha (Gerald) Richard; Andrea (Leroy) Rodgerson; Chris (Deanna) Nickerson; like a son Jason Phillips; 15 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 15 great great grandchildren. He was predeceased by both his parents; wife Edith (Atwood); grand daughter Connie Murphy; great grandson Sandy Murphy. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. A Memorial service will be held Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 2:00pm. from the Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. A.D Bill Newell officiating. Interment to follow the Memorial Service in the Arcadia Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Veteran’s Place, Yarmouth, Tri County VON or Charity of Choice. We the family would like to express our sincere thanks to all the staff, servers and volunteers, especially Mel, Jean Marie and Cindy at Veteran’s Place. Your kindness was very much appreciated. Dad always said, “If you cant be home this is the best place to be”. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guestbook on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome
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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, May 25th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, May 25th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    567 Main Street
    YARMOUTH, NS B5A 1J6
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. A.D. "Bill" Newell
  • Interment

    Location
    Arcadia Cemetery
    Address
    Arcadia
    ARCADIA, NS
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Clinton & Arlene Saulnier

Posted at 09:31am
Our deepest sympathies to the family.
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Barbara Murphy

Posted at 09:05am
My Deepest Sympathy to the Nickerson Family
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Esther E Newell

Posted at 11:27am
Our condolences to George’s family, Sharon and Marsha you were very dedicated to your dad as were the staff at Veterans Place. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time . Esther and Leigh

Jeanette Corporon

Posted at 08:55am
Sincere condolences to George's family
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Iris Muise

Posted at 06:08am
God bless you all..I know Edith was waiting for him..I only met him once but such a gentle soul..❤️iris
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