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Obituary - George A. Nicholson, Jr.

George A. Nicholson, Jr.

Date of Passing: May 17th, 2010

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George A. Nicholson, Jr., 71, of North Utica, formerly of New Hartford, passed away Monday, May 17, 2010 at Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare Center. He was born February 19, 1939, in Utica, the son of the late George, Sr. and Agnes Schultz Nicholson. He was educated in Utica and New Hartford schools and was a graduate of MVCC. For 37 years, George was a police officer with the City of Utica Police Department, retiring as a Lieutenant in 1999. He was a member and past president of both the Utica PBA and the New York State Police Conference and was a member of the North Eastern Police Conference and Valley View Golf Club. He is survived by five children; 13 grandchildren; and a sister. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Bentz & Amodio Funeral Service, Inc., Utica/New Hartford.


I was so sorry to hear of his passing - I just returned from Florida and found out. I have fond memories of younger days. He was always a great guy and will be missed. I send condolences to all those who loved him.
Kaz Szczesniak

My prayers are with you all. Rest in peace 'Uncle George'.
Bernadette (Moylan) Ream

Prayers to all Uncle Georges' family. I always thought of him the 'cool' uncle
Peter G Moylan

To Protect and Serve...George lived by that motto. I cherish the times I spent with "My Favorite Uncle"...always feeling safe, secure and loved. My prayers are with you.
Karen Moylan

My deepest condolences to the family.The Utica PD has lost of its finest veterans..He was always there when you needed him, truly a "COPS, Cop"..My prayers will always be with him.God Love him always and beyond.
James P McMann

Something the family should know is that George always had my back. He was a guardian angel to me and also to many others. Very smart and Very passionate about his life work. Thank you Lord for George.
Tom Bogart

To one of Utica's Old time Finest. George you were a good PBA President and good to your fellow officers.I'm sure you will have one and find a good card game with the other guys!
Bob Flo Nick Parrotta

No more pain Uncle George. Love and prayers.
Tim Colleen & Erin Moylan

My thoughts and prayers are with the family, may George rest in peace.
J. Kerwin

My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.
Roseanne Pagano Pastorelli

My Condolences and prayers are with you all. May he rest in peace
Rick Malerba

My most sincere condolences to the family as they face this difficult loss. George was my friend and we shared a lot of life together on and off the job. May you rest in peace.
Tom Bogart