Dorothy Nicholas

Dorothy Maude Nicholas

January 25th, 1933 - February 15th, 2020
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It is with deep sadness that the family of the late Dorothy Maude (Ricketts) Nicholas announces her passing. Dorothy passed peacefully away at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home, Corner Brook, NL on Saturday, February 15th, 2020 at the age of 87 years.

Dorothy is predeceased by her first husband - Leslie Ricketts; second husband - Robert Nicholas; daughters - Ivy Ricketts and Judy Ricketts; grandchildren - James Davis and Jody Davis; parents - Thomas & Jane Jacobs and siblings - Ida Jacobs, Susie Rice, Effie Randell and Leslie Jacobs.

Left to cherish many wonderful memories are her children - James Ricketts (Dorothy), Pasadena, NL, Marie Ledoux (Robert), Hubbardston, Massachuettes, USA, Paul Ricketts (Sharon), Corner Brook, NL, Gary Ricketts (Brada), Pollard's Point, NL and Lillian Davis, Fort McMurray, AB; grandchildren - Laura Ricketts, Rodney Ricketts, Tracy Ricketts, Nicole Ledoux, Rebecca Ledoux, Joey Ledoux, Angela Ricketts, Byron Jones, Mandy Ricketts Wall, Teya Ricketts and Jenna Ricketts; 14 great grandchildren and sister - Cicely Small (Roy) as well as a large circle of extended family and friends.

Family Visitation will take place at Foster Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Baie Verte, NL.

The Rt. Reverend John Organ conducted the Funeral Service at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Westport, NL on Monday, February 17th, 2020 at 2:00PM. Interment followed at St. Peter’s Anglican Cemetery, Westport, NL.

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in Dorothy’s memory to St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Westport, NL.

“She will forever be remembered for the kind, gentle soul she was, by all who came to know her.”

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Foster Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Baie Verte, NL.

“A Source of Peace in the Midst of the Storm”
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Service Details

  • Funeral Service

    February 17th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    February 17th, 2020 2:00pm
    St. Peter's Anglican Church
    Main Street
    Westport, NL
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    The Rt. Reverend John Organ
  • Interment

    February 17th, 2020 |
    February 17th, 2020
    St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery
    Main Street
    Westport, NL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


  • Anglican Church of Canada

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Private Condolence

Don Jacobs

Posted at 11:27am
Jim and all of Dots family, sorry to learn of her passing. I hadn’t seen her for many, many years but I remember her quite well when growing up. I visited them often and was always welcome there. She and Les were always two of the kindest people you could find anywhere. May she Rest In Peace.

Lorna Ricketts

Posted at 10:03am
The Ricketts Family, So Sorry for the loss of your Mom, Sorry I can't be with you at this time, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your Mom was a beautiful lady. Love from Aunt Lorna and family.


Posted at 05:00pm
So sorry for your loss. Aunt Dot was an amazing lady who I loved dearly.. The last time I saw anything Dot was in 2011. I wish I was home to give you all a big hug.. sending hugs to you all.

Bev Gillingham

Posted at 06:57pm
Sorry for your loss!! Dot was a wonderful lady and will be missed by all!!
I spent a lot of time with Dot, I would go there to smoke on a sly and she would never tell on me.. bless her heart..
love Bev Gillingham
Grande prairie

Laura Ricketts Posted at 07:59pm

Thank you Bev. She sure did know how to keep a secret.

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