WINSLOW – Norman Richard Nicholas, 81, passed away Dec. 24, 2018, at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta. He was born Aug. 16, 1937, in Waterville, the son of Joseph and Bernadette (Ducas) Nicholas.

He was educated in the schools of Waterville and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1956. On Feb. 11, 1957, he married Farolyn McLaughlin in Hartford, Conn. He was a veteran who proudly served his country in the United Stated Army until his honorable discharge. He was employed by the Waterville Water District (River Crew) from 1960-1965, then as a lineman for Central Maine Power Company from 1965-1998.

Norman was a member of the VFW, Elks, IBEW and helped establish the Winslow American Little League program and the Winslow Midget Football program. He enjoyed fishing Lake Moxie and Indian Pond, hunting at the hunting camp in Unity, playing cribbage with friends at the VFW or Elks club.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Farolyn (McLaughlin) Nicholas of Winslow; two sons, Bruce Nicholas and wife, Cindy, of Auburn, Bryan Nicholas and wife, Sandy, of Orlando, Fla.; grandchildren, Taylor, Cody, and Noah all of Auburn, Nolan and Taylor, both of Orlando, Fla. He was predeceased by five sisters, Marion Will, Jeanette King, Adeline Paquette, Cecile Siviski, and Regina Gall; four brothers, Leo, William “Hank”, Edward “Kiko”, and Robert.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the VFW, 175 Veteran Drive, in Winslow.

Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan, Maine.

In lieu of flowers,

friends wishing may make donations in Norman’s memory to:


175 Veteran Drive

Winslow, ME 04901

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