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Melissa Nickerson

Melissa Joy Nickerson

Wednesday, June 11th, 1980 - Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Obituary

Melissa Joy Nickerson passed away peacefully on October 9, 2019 at Yarmouth Regional Hospital, surrounded by family. Born in Yarmouth on June 11, 1980, she was a daughter to David L. and Nancy R. (DeViller) Bain. Melissa was a proud mother to Reese Elizabeth Nickerson and Brynn Adele Nickerson and loving wife to Jeffrey M. Nickerson. She is also survived by her brother, Donovan (Carmen) Bain, Brooklyn; sister Amanda (Mark) Nickerson, Mavillette; and maternal grandparents Stephen and Wilma DeViller; as well as many friends. Family and friends were everything to her. Melissa was outgoing and would try anything once. If someone dared to tell her that she couldn’t do something she would smile and say, “Watch Me!”. On one hand she was the Seafest Queen and competed in the Miss Canada pageant, but on the other hand she would play hockey with boys and fished with her husband on their lobster boat. She also worked at Canadian Tire, RBC, and Novatec Braids. Although her life was cut short, she made sure to experience it to the fullest, going on family vacations and not shying away from new experiences. She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents Merle and Lorna Bain. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. A celebration of Melissa’s life will be held Saturday October 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. from Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mitchell DeWare officiating. In Lieu of flowers the family would ask a donation to be made to the Friends of Gilles Boudreau Cancer Help Fund. A special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Especially the VON, palliative care, cancer clinic, and the nurses on 3 south for their kind and compassionate care. Online condolences may be made to sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guestbook online at www.sweenysfuneralhome.net
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    567 Main Street
    YARMOUTH, NS B5A 1J6
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    Officiant
    Rev. Mitchell DeWare

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Karen Murphy

Posted at 10:24pm
If I can be just 1/2 the person Melissa was (is) I’d feel privileged.... will miss her but she’ll never quite be gone from my mind ♥️
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r.bain@hotmail.com

Posted at 08:44pm
Dave , Nancy and family; So sorry for your loss ; Robin and Susan Bain
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David Watkins

Posted at 10:31am
Nancy, David and family....our hearts are aching for your great loss. You are in our prayers....may you find strength and comfort from our Lord in this valley that you have and are walking through. ....with heartfelt sympathy and love, David & Doris Watkins.
TM

Tracie Mood

Posted at 08:28am
Sending heartfelt sympathy to the DeViller/Bain families. May the memories keep her close to your heart and lives every day.
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Vanessa Clattenburg

Posted at 09:21pm
So sorry to hear about Melissa’s passing. My Condolences to the whole family. Hoping you will find the courage and strength to get through this difficult time .
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