Nickolas J. Best

NICKOLAS J. BEST AGE: 47 WHARTON Nickolas J. Best, 47, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2010 at St. Clare's Hospital/Dover. Born and raised in Dover, he moved to Wharton 22 years ago. Nick was a Dover Fire Fighter for the past 28 years. He was a member of Dover Fire Department Engine Co. #2 and was Chief in 1995. He was a member of the Dover Exempt Firemen's Association and the New Jersey State Firemen's Association. He was past president and member of FMBA Union Local 60, Dover. Survived by his wife of 22 years, Susan (Briant); Son, Kyle R.; Daughter, Jill C. Taylor both at home; Parents, Robert and Estella Best, Sr. of Milford, PA; Three Brothers, Keith A. of Parsippany, Donald E. of Bushkill, PA, Robert, Jr. of Parsippany; Mother In-Law, Sandra E. Briant of Wharton. Also survived by several nieces & nephews. Visitation will be held on Monday 3-5 & 7-9 PM at the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main St. Wharton. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10:30am at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Millbrook Cemetery, Randolph. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory to the Dover Fire Department, 37 N. Sussex St., Dover, NJ 07801 will be appreciated. Offer condolences at

Funeral Home

Bermingham Funeral Home - Wharton
216 South Main Street  Wharton, NJ 07885
(973) 366-0520

Published in Daily Record on July 11, 2010