HAROLD “BEAR” NICHOLSON
With loved ones at his bedside, Bear passed away after a long and courageous 2 year battle with cancer on September 18, 2015 at the age of 58. He was born in New Westminster, BC to parents Malcolm and Cate Nicholson on May 16, 1957.
Bear is survived by his loving wife Denise Perosa, his mother Cate Nicholson, brother Bob (Joanne) Nicholson, niece Alaina (Colin) O’Byrne, nephew Mike Nicholson, and great nephews Cole and Arthur O’Byrne as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends. He was predeceased by his father Malcolm in 1996.
A big man with an even bigger heart, Bear made friends everywhere he went with his friendly smile and his wonderful sense of humour. He enjoyed Nascar and watching TV, but above all else, Bear was a social butterfly who loved to make people laugh. His favorite moments were spent sharing quality time with friends and loved ones.
A very warm, heartfelt Thank You to the amazing staff at the Elk Valley Hospital for their special and compassionate care and friendship. A very special Thank You to Dr. Todd Loewen and staff at the Rocky Mountain Health Center and Dr. Chad Ball and staff at the Foothills Hospital. You all made his care special.
Services will be held at the Teck Hall in the Elkford Recreation Center on Tuesday, October 6th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM.
Those special memories of you
Will always bring a smile,
If only I could have you back
For just a little while.
Then we could sit and talk again
Just like we used to do,
You always mean so very much
And always will do too.
The fact that you’re no longer here
Will always cause me pain,
But you’re forever in my heart
Until we meet again.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends for Friends, 50 Ridgemont Dr. Fernie BC, V0B 1M2.
Memories and condolences shared at www.cherishedmemoriesfs.com Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.