RENE RICHARD HILAIRE JOSEPH NICOLAS, cherished father, grandfather, and friend passed away peacefully at St. Michaels palliative care unit on October 28, 2020 at the age of 69.
Richard will be remembered and missed by his children Kelly Sokolowski, Kim Nicolas, and Chris Nicolas; his son in law Chris Sokolowski; grandchildren Dillan Sokolowski, Mackenzie Sokolowski, and Desiree Day; his siblings, nieces and nephews; and many others.
He was 1 of 8 children and was born in St. Boniface, Manitoba in 1950. His lifelong career as a building inspector culminated in owning his own business. His awards and achievements are astonishing and always proved to his children and grandchildren that you can become successful even when you’ve started with nothing.
Due to Covid restrictions a private family service will be held on Tuesday November 3rd, 2020.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations are sent to Cerebral Palsy Alberta and the Canadian Cancer Society. https://www.cancer.ca/en/donate/?region=ab&s_srx=cancer.ca-navbar-en