It is with sadness that the family of Pastor Gerald Ewart Nickerson announce his passing at Hospice House Fredericton, on Sunday, July 9 th , 2023, at the age of 79. Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, on August 12 th , 1943, he was the husband of Jean (Scott) Nickerson of Queenstown, NB.
In addition to his wife, Jean, Gerald leaves behind his son, Robert Nickerson (Mariette Gray); daughters, Anita Peppard (Tom) and Susan Smith (Jeffrey); brother, Gregory Nickerson; grandchildren, Matthew Peppard, Alicia Templeton (Dalton), Connor, Cameron and Luke Peppard, Emma Smith, Laura Moser (Caleb), Anna, Sarah, Clara and Jude Smith, Angus, Annie, Malcolm and Maisie Nickerson; mother of Robert’s children, Jennifer Mills; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Nickerson and Lillian Williams (Richard); brother-in-law, Frank Henderson; many extended family members.
Gerald was predeceased by his parents, Lloyd Nickerson and Ethel (Lyon) Nickerson; brothers, David, Allan and Stirling Nickerson; sisters, Mary Nickerson and Joan Henderson; as well as a sister-in-law, Vivian Scott.
Visitation will take place at Oromocto Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 12 th, 2023, from 2 – 4 pm & 5 – 8 pm. The funeral service will take place from Geary Baptist Church on Thursday, July 13 th , 2023 at 2 pm, with Pastor Ben Warner officiating. A livestream of the service will be available at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIOiasGkuj4. Interment will take place in Central Hampstead Baptist Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be made to Hospice House Fredericton, the Central Wickham Baptist Church or the Fellowship of Christian Farmers Canada.
Only one life,’ twill soon be past, only what’s done for Christ will last. For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.