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George Peter Nichols, Jr.

March 11, 1955 September 12, 2017
George Peter Nichols, Jr.
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Obituary for George Peter Nichols, Jr.

George Peter Nichols Jr.

Beloved longtime companion of Bill Schorie.
Adored son of George Nichols Sr. and the late Joan Nichols.
Loving brother of David (Pat) Nichols, John (Carol) Nichols, and Louise (Dave) Conway.
George was born and raised on the southwest side of Chicago. He attended St. Bede School and was a graduate of Bogan High School. He enjoyed bowling, softball, and anything sports related. He enjoyed watching the Cubs, Blackhawks and Bulls and was instrumental in the creation of the community softball and recreational leagues.

George spent his early years entertaining patrons at Carol’s speakeasy, Buddies, The Bushes and several other taverns. He was a bartender and manager at The North End for 27 years and he touched generations of people with his warmth and wit. He was a lifelong supporter of the LBGTQ community in Chicago.

Memorial Visitation Wednesday September 20 at 3 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 7 p.m. at the Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 4950 W. 79th Street, Burbank, IL. “Casual attire is requested.”

Family and friends to gather Thursday September 21st at St. Mary Cemetery, 8700 S. Hamlin Avenue, Evergreen Park at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Howard Brown Health Center, 1025 W. Sunnyside Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60640 would be appreciated.

www.sheehyfh.com 708-857-7878

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Memorial Visitation

Wednesday

20

Sep

3:00 PM 9/20/2017 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/20/2017 7:00:00 PM
Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Burbank

4950 W. 79th Street
Burbank, IL 60459

Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Burbank
4950 W. 79th Street Burbank 60459 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Wednesday

20

Sep

7:00 PM 9/20/2017 7:00:00 PM
Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Burbank

4950 W. 79th Street
Burbank, IL 60459

Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Burbank
4950 W. 79th Street Burbank 60459 IL
United States

Graveside

Thursday

21

Sep

11:00 AM 9/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
ST. MARY CEMETERY - 8700 S. Hamlin

87TH STREET & PULASKI ROAD
EVERGREEN PARK

ST. MARY CEMETERY - 8700 S. Hamlin
87TH STREET & PULASKI ROAD EVERGREEN PARK IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

ST. MARY CEMETERY - 8700 S. Hamlin Final Resting Place

87TH STREET & PULASKI ROAD
EVERGREEN PARK

87TH STREET & PULASKI ROAD EVERGREEN PARK IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Howard Brown Health Center

1025 W. Sunnyside, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60640
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