• Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary
    St. Louis, MO
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
John M. Nicolay 1963 - 2013
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Friday, July 26, 2013
Sympathy for you for the death of your loved one, John. The Conway's
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Rest easy my friend.... What great times we had sharing beers with friends and watching a game or too... The "sportside" corners will never be the same...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
John was a great guy to hang out on the patio talking blues drinking a PBR. I worked with him cutting grass and he always would swing the trailer close to the curbs so we would Yell " Swing it wide Jake!" Good times he be missed but never forgotten. See you at the game up above.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
So sorry to hear this. My heart and prayers go out to Joann, family and friends of John. God Bless
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
To a One of a kind friend you will be sorely missed. I will always remember John standing beside me on the patio with a big smile on his face. Whenever I would go down to the Blues game the first place I would go was to John's corner. Just to stand around and talk. You all are in our thoughts a prayers.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
I remember having beers with John down at SEMO...Always a friendly face and great humor before Blues and Cardinals games! R.I.P. my friend!,,,Todd Blackstock
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
To a One of a kind friend you will be sorely missed. I will always remember John standing beside me on the patio with a big smile on his face. Whenever I would go down to the Blues game the first place I would go was to John's corner. Just to stand around and talk. You are in our thoughts a prayers.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Very sad to hear....
would always see John at Blues games and he always had a huge smile and nice things to say.
we went to DB high school and I remember John as a good ballplayer and great guy.
He will be missed!
God Bless and prayers to the family.
Monday, July 22, 2013
Dear Nancy, JoAnn, and Bob,
I was so saddened to hear about John... I'm so glad that I had been able to see "Little Johnny Nicolay" all 'grown up' over the past few years and catch up on your families. He was kind and thoughtful. I can only extend my prayers sympathies to each of you and hope faith and family help you through.
To Joann, I am sorry I never met you, but Johnny spoke of you with love and warmth. I will keep all of you in my thoughts over the times to come.
Monday, July 22, 2013
Rest in peace John. You will always have a special place in my heart. I can still see your contagious smile in my mind after all these years. Much Love.
Monday, July 22, 2013
RIP John. Our sympathies to all his family and friends.
Monday, July 22, 2013
My sincere sympathy to the family and especially to my co-worker Nancy Metzner.
Monday, July 22, 2013
So sorry to hear the news. We're neighboors for so many years...rest in peace John.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
you will be missed John. you are in my prayers.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
So sad. So many memories growing up as best buds from kg to 5th grade. Every quarter spent on baseball cards. Fuzzball everyday during summer at Woerner. Snacks at Mrs. Debbers. Ice chips from the milkman. John, you made my life better. Prayers for you and your family. Jim Dowd.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Tom and JoAnn,
My sister called and shared your sad news. I think of you often. Please know your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Dear Joann and Family of John,

Please know that you and the family are in our thoughts and prayers, may God help you in this time of sorrow.

Co-workers of Joann,
Support Service-NLC
Sunday, July 21, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with the family.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
I'll miss you dear friend. Wishing much love and sympathy to Bob and Joann.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
John had a vibrancy when he walked in the room. You could feel his energy and enthusiasm regardless of the topic. We always felt welcomed and dare I say Loved in his presence. Our heart felt condolences to everyone who loved him.

Mike & Gina Komerous
Sunday, July 21, 2013
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not going.....you're coming here to me.

Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author)
©Copyright 1998
Sunday, July 21, 2013
I was so sad to hear this. I was a vendor with John for the hockey paper and I've known him since 2000. He was friendly, outgoing and had a kind word for everyone. He knew no stranger. Hockey season will never be the same without him.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Prayers and love. RIP John. Thanks for the memories!!! Mary Miller.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Bob and Family, I am shocked and saddened to hear of this news. John was a good guy who always had a smile and a wave for me when we passed in the Shaw Place circle. He and Lyn can now wreak havoc in the Great Beyond! Blessings to you all.
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