Geraldine D. Nickerson
CHATHAM – Geraldine D. Nickerson, 96, passed away on January 29th. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Nickerson, Jr. and the daughter of Benjamin and Geraldine (Hopkins) Douglass.
She received a Bachelor's degree from James Madison University, and a Master's degree from Julliard School of Music. She had a distinguished career in music as both a performer and teacher. She capped her career as the Executive Director of the Hartford Conservatory.
Geraldine is survived by Joe's seven children: Joseph A. Nickerson, III (wife Suzy), Kenney Nickerson, Steven Nickerson (wife Kim), Robert Nickerson, Peter Nickerson (wife Carol), Donna Drown (husband Wes), Wendy Nickerson, nephew John D. Beach, 12 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph A. Nickerson, Jr, daughter-in-law Dinah Nickerson, grandchild Calley Nickerson, and sister and brother-in-law Frances and Norton Beach.
Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Geraldine's memory to the Chatham Historical Society, P.O. Box 709, Chatham, MA 02633.
For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonfunerals.com.