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Nickerson, Ruth Elizabeth “Betty”

Posted By Obits On May 18, 2010 @ 5:41 am In Obituaries | 4 Comments


NICKERSON – Ruth Elizabeth “Betty”, 86, of Brooklyn, passed away in North Queens Nursing Home, Caledonia, Saturday, May 15th, 2010.

Born in Bridgewater she was a daughter of the late Mervin and Ruth (Wagner) Knox.

Betty served in the Air Force. After leaving the Air Force she worked at the General Store in Brooklyn until it closed. She was a devoted member of the Pilgrim United Church, sang in the choir and was a member of the UCW. Betty loved animals, especially her Beagles.

Betty is survived by her brother Richard (Sylvia) of Lower Rose Bay, special friends Barry and Wanda Spinney of White Point, brother-in-law Graham Powell and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Aubrey, sisters Kathryn, Joan and Margot, brother Thomas and infant brother Douglas.

Visitation will be held   Wednesday, May 19th, 2010  from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. and  funeral service will be held Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. both in Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Reverend Vivian Moores officiating. Burial will be in Seaside Cemetery, Brooklyn. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Queens SPCA, S.H.A.I.D or to a charity of Choice. Online condolences may be made at www.chandlersfuneral.com

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Condolence from Richard & Pat Conrad on May 18th, 2010 3:25 pm

Our sincerest condolences Richard and Sylvia.We have been neighbours of Betty for thirty years.She was very sweet and pleasant .Betty was just a very quiet and lovely lady.May she rest in peace .The older people on this street are fading away but we shall never forget any of them ,no one could ask for better neighbours.

Condolence from Linda (Mossman) & Robert Trainor on May 19th, 2010 2:52 pm

Dear Family of Betty,
Betty always considered me her daughter. Her birthday fell between my own parent’s. I sang in the Pilgrim United Choir with Betty, and was also a member of the UCW. I will miss this lovely friend and second MOM. My condolences to you all.
Love Betty’s friend, Linda Trainor

Condolence from Rose Mansfield on May 19th, 2010 10:04 pm

Condolences to the family of the late Betty Nickerson. Betty was a beautiful woman whom I am grateful for knowing. She always had a smile for everyone. She will be missed by many and I am one of those people. Betty is now with the people she loved most she will always be remembered by me….I loved Betty very much…she was an amazing woman..R.I.P my lovely friend…you will be greatly missed.

Condolence from Zona Hatt on May 23rd, 2010 8:03 am

Dear Family of Betty

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.With deepest sympathy.

Zona and Stephen Hatt

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