Paul Nelson Nickelson, McDonald, PA/formerly Janesville, WI (1940-2014)
April 25, 1940 - June 7, 2014
Paul Nelson Nickelson, 74, of McDonald, PA, formerly of Janesville, WI, and Point Marion, PA, went to be with his heavenly father on Saturday, June 7, 2014. He was born April 25, 1940, in Uniontown, PA, son of Charles Nickelson and Evelyn May Boyer Nickelson. Paul graduated from Point Marion High School Class of 1957. He started working for Houze Glass factory of Point Marion, as an artist and, then, became Art Director. Paul worked for over 40 years in the glass industry throughout the country retiring from Jaffe Crystal in Janesville, WI. He returned to Pennsylvania, in the year 2000, and worked part time at Shop & Save in Imperial, PA. He was a member of Cross Connection Alliance Church of McDonald. Paul loved spending time outside doing yard work and traveling to spend time with his grand and great-grandchildren.
Paul leaves behind his wife of 35 years, Linda Joyce Dalton Nickelson; his children: Gary Nickelson and wife, Tammy, of New Martinsburg, PA, Bobby Nickelson and wife, Lisa, of Lake Lynn, PA, and Jodie Lewis and husband, Craig, of Janesville, WI; step sons, Phillip Friend of Middleton, WI, and Glenn Friend of Edgerton, WI; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; his brother, Scott Nickelson and wife, Susan, of Greater Point Marion; several nieces; nephews; brothers and sisters-in-law, who will miss him very much. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Delores Jane Nickelson Chadderton; and his first wife, Mary Hitt.
Friends will be received in the LOUIS E. RUDOLPH FUNERAL HOME, Thomas B. Rudolph, Funeral Director & Supervisor, 15 Main St., Point Marion, 724-725-5256 on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, from 4 until 8 p.m. and on Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 9 until 10 a.m. the hour of service with Pastor Kevin Truman officiating. Interment will follow in Arnettsville Cemetery, Morgantown, WV. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cross Connections Alliance Church, 201 Valley St., McDonald, PA 15057.