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POQUOSON - David Ernest Nicosia, 59, a resident of Poquoson & Portsmouth, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, September 9, 2013 at Maryview Hospital, Portsmouth. He is survived by his loving wife & best friend of 30 years, Mabel Lawrence Nicosia; daughter, Robin Hassler & husband, Todd; grandson, Bobby Boes Jr.; beloved great-niece, Mary Jane Nicosia; and faithful golden companion, Ginger. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph A. Sr. & Katherine H. Nicosia; parents-in-law, J. Moreland & Miriam E. Lawrence; and his precious golden companions, Bubba, Sam, and Katie. He is also survived by his brother, Joseph A. Nicosia Jr.; nephew, Leon Nicosia (Doris); niece, Bonnie King; great-niece, Samantha King; aunts, Betty Durkovich, and Barbara Taylor & husband, John; and numerous cousins. David graduated from Poquoson High School, Old Dominion University, and Virginia Wesleyan; and graduated with a Master's degree in Special Education from Norfolk State. He loved Poquoson, fishing, and the water. He was dedicated to all of the children he taught. He was an avid reader, and loved history. He never met a golden retriever who didn't love him. The family will receive friends Friday, 6-7:00 PM, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, immediately followed by a Celebration of David's life at 7:00 PM at the funeral home by Rev. Milford C. Rollins. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Southeastern Virginia Golden Retriever Education Training, Inc. (David served on Board of Directors), P.O. Box 8014, Yorktown, VA, 23693. Online condolences to www.claytorrollins.com .
Published in Daily Press from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2013
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