Nicholson, Malcolm Douglas – Age 79, Enfield, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2016, at the home of his daughter, Mary Nicholson, in Timberlea. Malcolm was born in Eldon, P.E.I., a son of the late Angus and Mary (MacKinnon) Nicholson.
He joined the Air Force in 1957 and served for 29 years. Upon retiring from the service, he worked at IMP for 16 years. He made many friendships over the last 30 years playing with Last Chance Band, Down Home Fiddlers, the Metro Fiddlers and Bedford Fiddlers; Nick readily gave of his time to volunteer with the groups playing in various communities.
Surviving are loving daughters, Sheila (Michael) Martell, Mary Ellen Nicholson; his grandchildren, Gabriel Martell, Reese and Robin Lake; sisters, Alice Whitlock, Elizabeth Hancock. He was predeceased by his wife, Ellen; brothers, Donald and Angus; sisters, Jean Hardy, Mary Cowden, Ruth Acorn.
Cremation has taken place. A service of remembrance will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. in Riverview United Church, Elmsdale, with Rev. Catherine MacDonald officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Burial will be at a later date in Polly Cemetery, P.E.I. In lieu of flowers, donations to Polly Cemetery, c/o Wilma MacKinnon, Mount Buchanan, Belfast Post Office, P.E.I. C0A 1A0, would be appreciated.
Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.