Raymond Stephen Nicolich Sr. passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the age of 89. His final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that he had touched in some way throughout his life. He was the beloved husband to the late Justine Naomi Albers Nicolich. Loving father of Raymond S. Nicolich II (Laura), Donna N. Serpas (Ronal) and Tina N. Roderfeld (Jeff). Devoted companion of Elaine Fischbein. Proud grandfather of Cherie Givens, Lisa Wilmore, Brian Nicolich, Raymond Nicolich III, Nicole Brown, Rosetta Nicolich, Kelly Nicolich, Brad Landry and Jeff Roderfeld. He is also survived and fondly remembered by his 9 great grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Raymond was preceded in death by his daughter Patricia N. Richard, his parents Anthony and Beatrice Dobson Nicolich, and his siblings Anthony Nicolich, Thelma Burns and Erwin Nicolich.
Special thanks and appreciation to Erica Reeves, R.N. at St. Joseph Hospice and Daphne George, C.N.A. for the professional care and sincere compassion.
Raymond was born in New Orleans, LA and was a current resident of Gretna, LA. He was a member of the Local 130 Electrician’s Union and Slidell Senior Center. He was well loved and affectionately known for his good nature and generous heart. He will be forever remembered as a loving and loyal husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, companion and a friend of many, who treasured his family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Tuesday, May 15th from 11:00AM – 1:00PM. He will be laid to rest in St. Bernard memorial Gardens. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com