Gary Burke Nicholson, 75, of Eden Township, PA, passed away at ManorCare Health Services, Lancaster, PA on Monday, February 10, 2020.
He was born in Carnegie, PA, and graduated from Sewickley Academy in Pittsburgh, PA. Gary then served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War.
Gary earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his master’s degree from Harvard. He worked as a Certified Public Accountant for several years.
Gary attended St Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Quarryville, PA. A lover of dogs Gary enjoyed spoiling his two dachshunds and German Shepherd Lab mix. He attended Next Gen Senior Center in Quarryville, and enjoyed going out to eat, going for drives, the Christmas Season and Holiday decorations, and cheering for his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers.
Surviving Gary is partner Antony “Tony” L. Harris.
A viewing will be held Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 11 AM to 12 PM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 PM with The Rev. Nodestus Ngwu as Celebrant, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 955 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, PA 17566. Farewell and Commendation will be in St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Cemetery.
Contributions in Gary’s memory may be made to the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602.