Nicholson, Robert D., Sr.,

Wilmington- Robert D. Nicholson, Sr., age 90, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. He was born in Philadelphia, PA and was the son of the late Albert and Genevieve Nicholson. Robert was a crane operator for Westinghouse, Essington, PA and retired in 1988 after 37 years. Robert also while at Westinghouse, worked at Brandywine Hundred Apartments in the maintenance department for 22 years. He later worked for Widner Law School, also in their facilities department. When he finally retired, Robert enjoyed summers at Crestview Swim Club and was an avid coin and antique collector. Mostly he enjoyed being a father and grandfather. His wife of 58 years, Irene, died in 2008. Robert is survived by his 4 children, Robert D., Jr., John (Judy), Irene and Eugene (Lisa) and 3 grandsons, Cody, Robby and Dylan. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to American Heart Association, 200 Continental Dr., Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713. A viewing will be held on Saturday, January 18 from 2-3 pm, at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, where a funeral service will follow at 3pm. Burial will be private. For online condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com

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