Gerald W. “Jerry” Nicholson, Sr., age 85, of Uniontown, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 in his home with his family by his side. He was born October 22, 1935 in Connellsville, PA, son of Ewing Nicholson and Lucinda Yauger Nicholson. In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by a grandson, Robert Steven Sabula, II; a brother, Wilbur Nicholson; two sisters, Lois Goe and Audrey Kozub.
Jerry worked as a steel worker for many years for U.S. Steel. He enjoyed collecting baseball cards, coins and loved spending time with family and his friends at McDonald’s.
Left to cherish Jerry’s memory are his loving wife of sixty-four years, Fanny Mae Straight Nicholson; daughter, Diana Nicholson and close friend, Gary Roycroft and son, Gerald W. Nicholson, Jr. all of Uniontown; four great grandchildren; and a sister, Norma Yeardie of Brownsville; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME & Crematories, Inc, 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown, PA, where family will receive friends on Monday, April 19, 2021 from 4 until 7 PM followed by a service celebrating Jerry’s life at 7 PM with Rev. Charles O’Brien officiating. Interment will be private.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at adferguson.com and on the funeral home Facebook page.
I know this is hard but he is in a better place. The hole in your heart will gradually grow smaller however it will never heal completely. I will be with you in spirit over the next few days but the .Lord Jesus is with you always. Lean on him and he will get you through this. Your Mom will need you to be strong.?