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Bruce Nicholson
December 4, 1934 - April 13, 2015
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<div itemprop="description">NICHOLSON, Lyle &ldquo;Bruce&rdquo;<br />It is with great sorrow but also joy that we say good-bye to our dear husband and father who passed peacefully from this life to his eternal reward with Jesus Christ at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the age of 80. Bruce was a beloved and devoted husband to Helen (Grierson) for 59 years. Greatly missed by his family &ndash; Kathy Austin (Alex), Donna Lewis (Dwayne), Randy Nicholson (Jodi) and Sharon Ingalls (Derek). Bruce was a dear Grampa to David and Sarah Austin, Andrew (Kelly) &amp; Melissa Lewis, Jordan, Morgan &amp; Sydney Nicholson. Bruce was the son of Alvin and Edith Nicholson (both deceased), brother to Lennon (Shirley), Barry (deceased), Darrell (Sylvia &ndash; deceased), Stuart (Carol) and Cheryl Taplay (Bob). Bruce was born in Ottawa, schooled at Ottawa Technical School and worked at Ottawa Civic Hospital for 4 years. He then moved to Oakville to become the Purchasing Manager for OTMH for 31 years until his retirement in 1992. He was the active Chairman of the OTMH Alumni Committee. Bruce was a &ldquo;jack of all trades&rdquo; and helped anyone who came his way. He lived a happy, busy and helpful life. He will be remembered and missed by so many. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the following: Samaritans Purse, 20 Hopewell Way, N.E. Calgary, Alberta T3J 5H5 (; Sew on Fire, 975 Fraser Drive, Unit 6-7 Burlington, Ontario L7L 4X8 ( or charity of choice. Visitation will be held at DODSWORTH &amp; BROWN FUNERAL HOME, BURLINGTON CHAPEL, 2241 New Street (at Drury Lane), Burlington, Ontario, (905) 637-5233 on Thursday, April 16th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. A private Interment will be held on Friday April 17th at 10 am (family only) at Glen Oaks Cemetery, 3164 Ninth Line, Oakville, Ontario. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 pm at Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, 1401 Guelph Line, Burlington, Ontario L7P 4P5 (905) 335-8172. Online condolences may be made at<br /></div>