TEWKSBURY, MA — Robert J. Nicholas, Jr., fondly known as “Bob” or “Nick” to his family and friends, age 60, of Tewksbury, formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, died unexpectedly at home on January 27, 2018.
Bob was born in Brighton, MA on August 31, 1957; he was the dear son of Robert and Lucille Nicholas. Bob’s family moved to Wilmington when he was a young boy; he attended Wilmington Schools and was a graduate of Wilmington High School with the Class of 1975.
Following High School, Bob continued his education by attending HVAC and Oil Burner School, while working with his dad in the family business, RJN Heating Service. When Bob Sr. retired; Bob Jr. stepped in and took over the family business where he worked hard and continued to serve customers with utmost care.
Along with his yearly vacation to Mohawk Trail State Forest, Bob enjoyed golfing with his friends, watching his favorite television shows, collecting his Elvis memorabilia and hanging out with his family.
Bob will be remembered as a great guy who worked hard and enjoyed life. He will forever be missed by his family and friends.
Bob was the devoted father of Robert J. Nicholas III of Tewksbury, beloved son of Robert J. Sr. and Lucille F. (Cudworth) Nicholas of Wilmington, dear brother of Lusann Wishart of Londonderry, NH, Patricia Toner & husband Jim of Billerica, Pamela Harris and Richard Nicholas both of Wilmington. Loving Uncle of Jason, Billy, Alyssa, Jaclyn, Carmilla and Rachel. Bob is also survived by his former wife and good friend Trisha Nicholas of Tewksbury as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
At Bob’s request Funeral Services will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Wilmington.
(NOTE: The above obituary is from Nichols Funeral Home.)
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