NICHOLLS, Jerome Charles “Jerry”

It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Jerome “Jerry” Nicholls, 65 years with family by his side on Monday, March 16, 2020 at Health Sciences North after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Beloved husband, soulmate and best friend of Brenda Nicholls (nee Roy). Proud and devoted father of Jeffery, Jenna (Stephane Therrien) and Joey Roy (Krystal). Loving brother of Ronnie (Ricky predeceased), Lois (Joe predeceased), Joey (Irene), Marion (Dan) and Philip (Mairead both predeceased). Born in Creighton on April 17, 1954 he was the son of the late James and Eileen (nee Lefoley) Nicholls. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Danaka and Ryley Roy, who loved him so very much, as well as by numerous nieces, nephews, friends and extended family members. Jerry had a love and devotion for his family that could be seen and felt by everyone around him, his infectious smile will be something that those who knew and loved him will forever remember. A well-known and respected engineer, Jerry owned and operated his Engineering firm for many years. He had a passion for his career, whether Civil, Structural, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and possessed a willingness to share this knowledge in order to help those around him. Jerry was a selfless man who always put others first, his kindness and compassion will be his legacy that will live on in all of us forever. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Health Sciences North, 4th Floor Oncology Unit, especially to Julia (RN), the compassion and thoughtfulness for Jerry as well as the family will never be forgotten. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no visitation. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made directly to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


8 Condolences

  1. Dear Brenda and family:
    I would like to extend my most heartfelt condolences on your very great loss. I knew Jerry professionally and can attest not only to his superior knowledge but also to his tireless work ethic. On a personal level, whenever Jerry and I were together, he was always willing to listen to and consider my ideas. He was instrumental in both the design and the creation of my business. Jerry never complained when I pressed for results.
    I will miss him.

    By: Dan Grottoli
    March 27, 2020
  2. Dear Ronnie and the rest of the Nicholl’s family,
    You have lost a wonderful brother. His wife, children and grandchildren will miss him and his amazing smile forever. May the Lord of all creation enfold him in His warm and safe embrace forever. Rest in peace, Jerry.

    By: Erna Fex
    March 26, 2020
  3. Brenda, my heart is so heavy. What a wonderful person, we were so blessed to know him. Thinking of you and your children at this very sad time, Judith

    By: Judith Comtois
    March 21, 2020
  4. We offer our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

    -From everyone at Capital Construction (2007) Inc.

    By: Capital Construction (2007) Inc.
    March 19, 2020
  5. So sorry of Gerry’s passing. I have dealt with Gerry in his professional life many times. He was always so helpful in the mechanical and the structural fields.
    I’m sure he will be missed.
    My sincere condolences.
    Richard Bisaillon

    By: Richard Bisaillon
    March 19, 2020
  6. It is with fond memories that I remember our youth with his electronic magic as Jerry ran the electronics, sound, and light in our teen-age rock band. From building speaker boxes, to flashing light shows with a million toggle switches, Jerry’s skills were respected by all of us. Perhaps this was the beginning of his future in engineering. His congeniality made him magnetic with friends. He will be missed by us all.

    Offering his family our most sincere sympathy.
    Joe and Brynn Green

    By: Joe Green
    March 17, 2020
  7. Yesterday was one of the worst days of my families life!!!!! We lost such a wonderful, caring, loving, honest, amazing, patient, helpful, kind person I have ever had the honor of meeting. My family was so lucky to have you in our lives for as long as we did. I loved and will love you forever, that georgeous smile and your tight hugs will be something that I will cherish forever. Thank you so much for everything that you were to all of us, if we are even lucky to be half the person you were we will be happy. Your memory will live forever in my heart and you will always have a special plave in my heart. Thank you and I love and miss you so very much. May you rest in peace, this is not goodbye but rather I’ll see you later uncle Jer!!!!

    By: Krystal Roy
    March 17, 2020
  8. Uncle Jerry, you have touched so many hearts your legacy and thoughtfulness will be remembered forever. I can’t even begin to remember how many times you were always there to help us. Your beautiful wife and children are very heart broken and missing you, as is everyone else. May you R.I.P. Uncle Jerry. Miss you forever.

    By: Lorna Courchesne
    March 17, 2020

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