Obituary of Daniel J. Nicholson
Daniel J. Nicholson 87 of East Greenbush died peacefully Saturday, February 16, 2019 at St. Peters Nursing and Rehab Center. Daniel was born in Albany and retired in 1984 as a Lieutenant for the Albany Police Dept after 34 years.
Dan was an avid bowler, reader and love everything pertaining to the Wild West and the Civil War. He was a proud member of the Gerlad O'Niel American Legion Post in Rensselaer, the American Legion and the Rensselaer Elks in East Greenbush.
He was a Navy veteran serving from 1951 to 1954.
Predeceased by his Brother, Thomas Nicholson.
Daniel is survived by his cherished wife of 59 years Mary E. (Helion) Nicholson one daughter: Deborah (John) Burns; two grandchildren Michael (Jennifer) Burns and Jillian Burns (Cory Crane).
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral 7:00 pm on Wednesday from Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc. 165 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY Friends may call in the funeral home Wednesday from 4-7 Pm. prior to the service
Spring interment will be in New Rural Cemetery, Rensselaer.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to St. Peters Nursing and Rehab 301 Hackett Blvd Albany, NY 12208
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