Albert F. Nickoles

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Albert Francis Nickoles, 86, of Randallstown, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, from complications due to a stroke and pneumonia.

Born Jan. 12, 1927, in Randallstown, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bessie Shipley Nickoles. He was the husband of Evelyn E. Wachter Nickoles, his wife of more than 64 years.

He served in the Army during World War II from July 1945 through January 1947. He retired from the Great A&P Tea Company in 1981, where he had worked for more than 30 years and was a meat department manager.

He was a member of the Westminster Moose and Owings Mills American Legion Post 122. He enjoyed watching all sports on TV, was an avid Baltimore Orioles fan, and in the 1960s and 1970s he was a semi-pro duckpin bowler. Each summer he enjoyed gardening and working outside his home. He also enjoyed Friday night card games and thoroughly enjoyed singing karaoke with his family and friends.

He especially enjoyed visits from his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and time with his dog, Pepe'.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughters and son-in-law Brenda K. Higgs, of Eldersburg, and Earleen and Edward Upton III, of Randallstown;,a son, Robert Nickoles, of Reisterstown; grandchildren Edward Upton IV and wife Erin, of Sykesville and Kelly Upton, of Randallstown; great-grandchildren Raleigh and Jake Upton, both of Sykesville; and by sisters, brothers and sisters-in law Dorothy Koontz, Mary Gorsuch, Joseph and Ola Mae Nickoles, Charles and Marlene Nickoles, Roland and Diane Nickoles, Margaret Green and Dorothy Reisburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a son-in-law, Robert M. Higgs; a brother, William Nickoles; sisters and brothers-in-law Mildred and William Welsh, Mae and Charles Brady, Teresa and Frank Grimes Sr., Hilda and Charles Greenwalt, Shirley Koontz and Gilbert Gorsuch.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the , 1393 Progress Way, Suite 908, Eldersburg, MD 21784; United Cerebral Palsy, 11350 McCormick Road, Suite 1100, Hunt Valley, MD 2103; and the Humane Society of Carroll County, 2517 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158

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Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 25, 2013
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