Robert W. Nick went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, April 14, 2013. He was born 89 years ago to George E. and Lola Osborn Nick of Waterford, PA. He is pre-deceased by his parents; a sister, Myrtle Nick Regenold; a brother, Richard Nick; and a son-in-law, Daniel J. Uzak.

Nick, Robert W.Robert was a 1942 graduate of Academy High School in Erie, and he retired from Lord’s Manufacturing Company in Erie after 30 years of service. He was a lifelong member of Summit United Methodist Church where he served as Financial Secretary for 18 years. As an avid sportsman, Robert hunted and fished out West as well as locally, where he volunteered with the PA Game Commission. He was co-founder and first President of the Penn-Ohio Model A Ford Car Club.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Delores Nichols Nick; a sister, Dorothy Nick Pavkov of McKean; and his three daughters, Cheryl Nick of Harrisburg, Deborah Nuber (Jeff) of Erie, and Melody Lockerman (Scott) of Sewickley; also, five grandchildren: Christian and Nicolas Lockerman of Pittsburgh; Rachel Pavlik (Jason) of Gainesville, FL; Erin Bizzarro (Joseph) of Erie; and Sarah Friedrich of Harrisburg; and two great-grandchildren, Jack Pavlik and Cecilia Bizzarro.

Visiting hours will be at Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Further visiting hours will be at Summit United Methodist Church on Thursday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral service which follows at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Lee Pomeroy will officiate. Burial will be in Erie County Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Summit United Methodist Church, 1510 Townhall Road, Erie, PA 16509.