O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

!Sanford Nickerson

Sanford Lee Nickerson, age 63, of 39 Cleo Street, Salamanca, New York died Thursday (February 28, 2008) at The Pines in Olean, New York.

Born on May 14, 1944 in Gowanda, New York he was the son of the late Albert Lee Nickerson and Agnes Oral Bennett Nickerson. He was married in Salamanca, New York to the former Maxine "Della" Chamberlein who survives.

He had owned and operate Sandy's T.V. Repair and had previously been employed as a bus driver, truck driver and insurance salesman.

Mr. Nickerson was a graduate of Lake Shore High School, Angola, New York, Jamestown Community College, and DeVry Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill.

He was a former member of Cattaraugus Lodge #239 F & AM, Salamanca, New York, Loyal Morder of Moose Lodge #1002, Salamanca, NY, and Odd Fellows, Little Valley, NY, founding member of AIRVFV. His hobbies included camping and hunting.

Surviving besides his wife are: 1 son, Derek Lee (Roxanne) Nickerson, Orlando, Fl; 1 daughter, Brandee (Richard) Stepanek, Carthage, New York; 4 granddaughters, Courtney Stepanek, Caitlin Stepanek, Cassidee Stepanek, all of Carthage, NY; 5 sisters, Claudia (Richard) Segar, Little Valley, New York, Winifred (Chris 0 Christopher, Little Valley, NY, Eleanor O'Brien, Patricia Nickerson, Brenda Nickerson; 3 brothers, William (Gail) Nickerson, Orlando, Fl, John Nickerson , Little Valley, Ny, Ivan Nickerson.

Friends may call on Monday 4 -7 P.M. at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York where funeral and commital services will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. with rev. Walace Mapes pastor of the Healing Reigns Fellowship officiating.

Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Salamanca, New York

E condolences can be sent to john @ orourke-orourke.com