Peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Thursday December 27, 2012. Fred Nicholls, of Newboro, in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Irene Deland. Dear father of Joe (Lee-Anne) of Barrie, Don (Chris) of Newboro, Dave (Donelda Fraser) of Havelock, Wendy (Mike) Coughlin of Moorefield. Dear brother of Grace Richmond of Burlington. Predeceased by brother, Ken Nicholls.  Fondly remembered by 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. A Private Family Service will be held at a later date.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the Scotland Funeral Home-27 Main Street Elgin – 613-359-5555 or at

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