Ernest E. Nichols

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Ernest E. Nichols, 85, of East Long Avenue and recently of the DuBois Nursing Home, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
A son of the late David and Bessie (Mathers) Nichols, he was born in Hazen, Pa., on Jan. 19, 1932.
On July 17, 2004, Ernie married Jean (Dodican) who survives in DuBois. Additional survivors include his stepchildren, Rosemary Doane and Earl Drum of DuBois; two brothers, Walter "Wally" Nichols, Windsor, Ill., and Jim (Diana) Nichols, Winthrop Harbor, Il..; and a sister, Betty (Bill) Sheesley, Windsor, Ill.
Besides his parents, Ernie was preceded in death by his first wife, Ella (Drum) Nichols and his siblings: Robert, Frank, Bill, Dorothy Liddle and Marge Ross.
Ernie worked many years with his brother Jim on the family farm in Big Run and spent a short time as a security guard in Erie, Pa. A member of the Church of our Savior of DuBois, he enjoyed Bingo and riding his scooter around town looking for discarded pennies and conversation with passersby. He had lived in Sugar Hill, Erie and many years in Big Run and DuBois.
Visitation for Ernie will be held at the Church of our Savior, DuBois, Pa., on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at the church with Reverend Melinda Hall.
Interment will take place at the Morningside Cemetery of DuBois.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Leo Nedza Funeral Home, DuBois, and online condolences will be accepted at www.nedzafamilyfuneralhomes.com.
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Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-4567
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Published in The Courier Express from Sept. 6 to Sept. 7, 2017