Robert J. Nichols Sr.

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  • "Jean and Bob, What a blessing it has always been to have..."
    - Judy Banack
  • "Bob and family, So sorry for your loss all my prayers ..."
    - Sue Bossidy-Pagni
  • "Bob, So sorry to hear about your dad. Really had some good..."
    - Tony Rutkauskas
  • "Bob, My sincere condolences to both you & your Mom in the..."
    - Lorraine Cherniak
  • "Jean and Bob - I was so sad to hear of the lose of your..."
    - Bobbi D'Amico
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MERIDEN - Robert J. Nichols Sr., 79, husband of Jean C. (Banack) Nichols, died on Saturday, April 26, 2014 after a brief illness. Born in Upland, Pa. on October 06, 1934, he was the son of the late Thomas & Helen (Giecold) Nichols Sr.

Mr. Nichols was employed as an industrial engineer for over 30 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a parishioner of St. Stanislaus Church. Mr. Nichols loved horse racing and played softball in Meriden for many years. He was also a big fan of the New York Yankees and both the men and women's UCONN basketball teams, of which he and his son attended many games for many years.

Besides his wife of 56 years, he is survived by a son, Robert J. Nichols Jr., of Meriden; a sister, Helen Wollenberg; a brother, Thomas Nichols Jr., and wife, Janet; and a brother-in-law, Stanley Banack, and wife, Judy, all of Florida. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and his beloved dog Bernie. He was predeceased by a siste,r Nina Nichols.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 29, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The John J. Ferry Sons Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. For online condolences and directions, please visit
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John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
88 East Main Street
Meriden, CT 06450
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Published in The Record-Journal on Apr. 28, 2014
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