Richard F. Nicholas


Richard F. Nicholas passed away July 10, 2019 in Lockport Rehab & Health Care Center. Born August 6, 1938 in Lockport, he was the son of Francis and Marie (Kirsch) Nicholas.
Richard earned his Bachelor's degree from University of Buffalo and served in the Army National Guard for six years. He was an engineer working for Stihl for 20 years at their various locations throughout New York. Richard enjoyed carpentry work and had many other hobbies.
He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley (Berean) Nicholas, on January 20, 2017.
Richard is survived by his sister, Suzanne (George) Nicholas Kugler; uncle of Lynne (Dennis) Berean Lombard, Anne Kugler Durham, Carolyn Kugler, and George Kugler, Jr.; great-uncle of George Kugler III.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass on Monday, July 15th at 10 AM in St. Brendan's On The Lake, 3455 Ewings Rd., Newfane. Visit
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Published on July 11, 2019
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