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Nickerson; Roberta “Bertie” Allene

Posted By Obits On October 3, 2017 @ 11:50 am In Obituaries | 20 Comments


NICKERSON – Roberta “Bertie” A. 99, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully at Queens Manor, Liverpool on Sunday, October 1, 2017;
Born in Milton, she was a daughter of the late Cecil A. and Abbie (Freeman) Brown.
Bertie was a former nurses aide at Queens General Hospital for a number of years. She was a member of the Liverpool United Baptist Church where she served on the Ladies Auxiliary and sang in the choir She was also was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She and her late husband, Bill, enjoyed travelling and spending time at their trailer at Ponhook. In her spare time, Bertie knitted, crocheted and enjoyed baking.
She is survived by her son Peter (Eileen) of Beaverbank; her grandchildren Kerri Nickerson (John MacNeil); Stephen (Christine) Nickerson; David Nickerson (Robyn White) and great grandchildren Olivia MacNeil and Mariah Nickerson.
She was predeceased by her husband of eighty years, William “Bill”, her son Michael; her grandson Christopher, her sister Thursa Thompson and her brothers Woodrow and Enoch.
Visitation will be Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 7 until 9 p.m. in Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Funeral service will be Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Reverend Dr. Steven Hopper officiating. Reception to follow. Interment will be in Zion United Cemetery, College Street, Liverpool. Family flowers only, donations may be made to any charity. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com

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Condolence from Leanne Hanley on October 3rd, 2017 12:40 pm

Thinking of the entire family during this time. It is never easy to lose a loved one, but for such a long life she had, there are so many fantastic memories that will never be forgotten.

Condolence from Francis & Peggy Payzant on October 3rd, 2017 12:57 pm


Francis & I Send Our Deepest Condolences On The Passing Of Mrs. Nickerson. Such A Sweet Lady, And So Kind & Generous. Mrs. Nickerson Is Now With The Love Of Her Life (Bill) And I Know She Is Smiling From Ear To Ear. May God Bless You And Your Families At This Most Difficult Time In Your Lives. May She Now Rest In Eternal Peace. God Has Received Another Special Angel. Spread Your Golden Wings Mrs. Nickerson & Fly High!!!

Peggy Payzant

Condolence from Ruth Anne Zwicker on October 3rd, 2017 2:24 pm

To Bertie’s family…

What a wonderful lady. I remember her fondly as a child spending my summers in Ponhook and growing up in Liverpool. Her and Bill are reunited again. Sending sincere condolences on your loss.

Condolence from Robert & Sally Fader on October 3rd, 2017 2:54 pm

We are so sorry to hear of Bertie’s passing. She and Bill had a good life together and it was so interesting to hear all of Bill’s stories, and there were many!
We are thinking of you all at this very difficult time.

Condolence from Viv Croft (Whynot) on October 3rd, 2017 3:01 pm

Sending my condolences to you all. Bertie was a wonderful person.

Condolence from Charlene Veinot on October 3rd, 2017 5:49 pm

Pat & Shelley: So sorry to hear about Bertie’s passing!! Such a nice lady! My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time!! Take Care

Condolence from Enid MacKay on October 3rd, 2017 5:52 pm

To Berties family. My sincere sympathy on your loss.
Between the Hospital and church I got to know her well
My thoughts and prayers are with you

Enid M.

Condolence from Linda & Robert Trainor on October 3rd, 2017 6:15 pm

To Bertie’s family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. She lived a good long life. As a member of the WWT, I met Bill & Bertie when I delivered a Fruit Basket from our group. Bill told me of how they met, what a wonderful story, to live that long & still in love. Will miss them both. Take Care & GOD Bless!
Linda & Robert Trainor

Condolence from pamela mansfield on October 3rd, 2017 6:44 pm

Thinking of the family during this difficult time. You are in our prayers. I have many great memories of Bertie( and Bill) during times spent at Ponhook with my grandparents, who were their dear friends.

Condolence from Holly gohier on October 3rd, 2017 7:45 pm

My sincer condolences to birdies family. Her and bill was one of a kind. I will always remember the stories bill loved to tell and birdie always telling him to stop. Now they are at rest together. No more pain. Forever in our hearts.

Condolence from Linda Lucier on October 3rd, 2017 10:11 pm

So sorry to hear this, but happy for Bertie. She’s with Bill again , where she wants to be.

Condolence from Reg and Glenda on October 3rd, 2017 10:35 pm

Bertie and Bill were such a lovely couple and had so much fun we were fortunate to have known them for many years at ponhook. Our condolences to all the family and friends left behind we will always remember them as a couple and now they are together again forever.

Condolence from Romelda Brown on October 4th, 2017 12:42 am

I am sorry to here of Roberta’s passing. She was a lovely Lady and will be missed. My thoughts are with the Family at this difficult time. May God grant you comfort.

Condolence from Tim McDonald on October 4th, 2017 12:52 am

Bertie was a wonderful lady and I am so honored that I got to know both her and Bill over the last 15-20 years. She and Bill shared 80 years of marriage but now they are together for eternity. My thoughts are with all of their family at this time of sadness.

Condolence from Janet and George Fletcher on October 4th, 2017 9:39 am

Nickerson Family: We were sorry to hear about Bertie. Our thoughts and our prayers are with your family.

Condolence from Margo Hanley on October 4th, 2017 11:04 am

To Bertie’s family:

My sincere condolence on Bertie’s passing. She was an amazing lady and her and Bill were soul mates for sure. They will be together again where they will be happy. The world was a better place for her presence. God Bless.

Condolence from joyce parks on October 5th, 2017 11:43 am

So sorry to read of Berties passing,she was such a Dear lady,she is once again with the love of here life Bill,thinking of you at at this sad time.

Condolence from Nancy and Eric Schibler on October 5th, 2017 2:02 pm

We were saddened to read of Bertie’s passing. I will always remember her fondly from visits with my Dad as a child, working with her briefly at the hospital, and later visits as an adult. She and Bill were a wonderful pair and will be missed but fondly held in the hearts of so many friends and family.

Condolence from Elizabeth Boland on October 7th, 2017 7:55 am

Stephen and families. Sorry to hear of Bertie’s passing. She was a wonderful lady. She and Bill are together again.

Condolence from Rev. Terry brewer on October 14th, 2017 7:59 pm

We wish to extend our condolences to Roberta’s family during these moments. We will continue to pray
for you during these moments.

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