Passed away at Stratford General Hospital on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at the age of 72. Beloved husband of Irene (de Boer) Nicholson for 49 years. Cherished father of Erin Nicholson, Ryan Nicholson and Karen, and Craig and Kelly Nicholson. Adored grandfather of Dawson. Dear brother of Donna and Tony Johnstone, Tom and Kathy Nicholson, Lorraine and Jim Clark, Rae and Cathy Nicholson, Mary Ann and Jay Passmore, and Alan Nicholson and brother-in-law of Jim and Judi de Boer, Cecil de Boer, Don and Sheri de Boer, and Ed de Boer. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and special extended family Trenna, Chris, and Justin. Predeceased by his brother Larry Nicholson, brother-in-law Barry de Boer, sister-in-law Lori de Boer, parents Chester and Verna (MacDonald) Nicholson and parents-in-law John and Jetske (Lantinga) de Boer.
Ron’s sense of humour will be greatly missed by all.
Visitation will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, 87 Goderich Street West, SEAFORTH on Tuesday, May 16th from 6 – 8 PM. Registration is appreciated. Please click “Register Now” below, to register. The funeral service will be held the following day at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 17th at 2 PM with visitation starting at 1 PM. No registration is required for the day of service. Cremation to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ron’s memory to the Seaforth Community Hospital Foundation or the First Presbyterian Church, Seaforth would be appreciated by the family.
Ron & Cheryle Harris
Our hearts go out to you Irene & family. May our Father bless and comfort you all.
Ron & Cheryle
Irene & Family;
Our sincere sympathy in the loss of Ron. I always enjoyed my conversations and dealings with Ron over the years. He was always friendly, gentlemanly and a very valued customer. Our thoughts are with you all at this time.
Mark (& Julie) Heimrich & Staff at Lifetime Water Products, Exeter.
Dear Irene and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. Cherish your memories and our deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Linda and Lawrence Lockhart (Bayfield)
Peter & Frances Kling
I’m very sorry to hear of Ron’s passing.
Thinking of you and all your family.
Dear Irene. My sincere sympathies are with you and your family. Ron was such a great man. Always a nod or a big hello and a chat whenever I met him. He will be missed. Mary
Dear Irene & family: my condolences on the loss of Ron. Cherish all the good times you had together.
I like to think I cheered Ron up with my wacky sense of humor over the years.
Prayers & hugs.
So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. Deepest sympathy to you Irene and the rest of the family as well ❤️🩹 🙏🏻
E Ann Thompson
So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. My most sincere condolences to you and your family. Ann Thompson
Maureen and Merv Agar
Irene and family Our thoughts are with you at this very sad time. Keep all your wonderful memories close to your heart!
Ray and Janet Muir
Irene and family,
So sad to hear of Ron’s passing. Our thoughts and sympathies are with you. Keep your memories close to your hearts through this difficult time.
Irene and family. So sorry to hear this. Deepest sympathy to all at this sad time.
Donna and Rob Lee and family
Dear Irene and Family:
Please accept our sincere condolences for Ron’s passing. We have many fond memories of Ron. Our deepest sympathies
Ken & Helma Wright
Irene & fam
So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing
Our thoughts & prayers are with you all at this sad time
Lesley and Mike Ash
We were saddened to hear of Ron’s passing. Sincerest condolences to the whole family. May faith give you strength at this difficult time.
Irene and family ,so sorry to hear of Ron’s passing sending sympathy to you and your family,thinking of everyone at this sad time .
Beth Van Doornik
Dear Irene and family, sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. You have our sympathy at this difficult time.
Sincerely, Beth & Harold Van Doornik
John & Mary Lou Stewart
Deeply saddened to learn of Ron’s passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.
Dear Irene and family. Sorry to hear off the passing of your husband. Sending our sincere thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May you cherish the good times in the past. Ken and Joan Campbell
Irene and family,
Thinking of you with deepest sympathy at this sad time. Many good family memories and photos may help to ease the pain.
May he rest in peace!
Our deepest sympathies to you Irene & family.
Sincerely Neil & Loretta Dolmage
Linda and Jerry Allin
Our heartfelt condolences to you Irene and to all of Ron’s family and extended family. May he Rest In Peace.
Dear Irene and family, my Sympathy to you all, on the passing of Ron, keep your many memories close, may you find peace and joy,
GORDON R PHILLIPS
My Condolences Irene and family. Great fellow and will be missed.
Cherish all the fond memories
Mary & Jim Barnes
Dear Irene and Family – Deepest sympathy. Know that Ron is eternally happy, resting in peace and joy.
Mary & Jim
Larry and Dianne McGrath
Irene and family: We are sorry to learn of Ron’s passing and extend our sincere condolences. Thinking of you at this sad time.
Dear Irene and family; Such sad news. May God’s love bring comfort through memories and the many condolences of friends and family. Hugs and prayers.
Irene & family
Sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. My thoughts & prayers are with everyone during this difficult time.
James & Azetta Gibbons
Dear Irene & Family,
You have been on mind since I heard the news of Ron’s passing.
Our sympathy to You and All of Your Family and extended Family.
Treasure all your special moments with Ron over your time together !
Hugs Jim & Azetta Gibbons
Spike and Jennie Bakker
Dear Irene and fam. So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. As you journey down this difficult road may it comfort you to know our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dear Irene and Family:
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.
Heather & Bill Forrest
Irene, Erin, Ryan, Craig and extended family. We are very sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. He was a great man with a sense of humour. We have some fond memories when spending time with our boys.
Cherish the years of love you shared. Keep the memories & his smile in your hearts ❤️.
Jim and Gene baynham
So sorry to hear this sad news. Our deepest sympathy to all, Love Jim and Gene
Jane and Dean Fielding
Irene and family, We are so sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. He always had a ready smile. He will be missed, and we are keeping you all in our prayers.
Jane and Dean Fielding and family
Brian and Karen MacDonald
We were so sorry to hear of your loss Irene. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.
Bob & Shirley Dinsmore
So very sorry for your loss Irene. Ron and Bob played ball together and I remember what a good pitcher Ron was. Hold onto your memories and they will help you in the dark days. Deepest sympathies to all your family as they will miss Ron’s role in their lives. RIP Ron
To Irene and all of Ron’s Family I send my sincere sympathy in his loss and may the memories he left with you help to ease the sadness as you face the coming days. God bless each of you – June Gilchrist
Sending you my deepest sympathy Irene, I am so sorry to hear.
My deepest sympathy and prayers to Irene and family. Thinking of you all at this sad time. He will be missed.
So sorry to hear of Rons passing. He was the type of person that the world needs more of.
My deepest sympathy Irene,to you and all the family. I am so sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. May all your precious memories of Ron bring all of you peace in the difficult days ahead.
Craig Ryan Erin and family so sorry for your loss
Rick & Carolyn Powell
We are so sorry for your loss. We’ve always had fun with your family. Ron & Rick could always entertain each other with their comical stories. What a blessed treasure for him to have been able to know Dawson, His long, tough journey has ended, not on to this next glorious home. We know all the wonderful memories you have of Ron will help to heal your broken hearts. We wish you peace & joy in your hearts once again.
Sincerely, Rick & Carolyn
Fred & Margaret deBoer
Irene, you and your family have our sympathy at this time of great loss.
My deepest Sympathies to you Irene and family. Keep your memories close ❤️
Brian & Helen Oldfield
Dear Irene and family, we are so sad to hear of Ron’s passing. Sending our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.