Martha A. Nickerson, 60, of 8530 State Line Road in Clymer, N.Y., passed away Saturday (May 12, 2012) in the UPMC Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pa.
A lifelong area resident she was born Dec. 11, 1951 in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Martha Saniga Moniot.
Martha was a 1970 graduate of the former Chautauqua Central School and was currently employed as Technology Advisor for Chautauqua Opportunities, where she has worked for over 20 years.
Martha A. Nickerson
She will be remembered as a loving and caring mother and grandmother "Nana" who loved to go shopping and stop at household and garage sales. She was also very artistic and was looking forward to taking art classes. She always wore a smile on her face.
Surviving are a daughter, Shannon J. Nickerson of Panama, N.Y.; a son Thomas L. Nickerson of Arcade, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Olivia and Marley Nickerson of Panama, Charlotte and Mark Nickerson of Arcade; four brothers, Robert Moniot of New York City, Joseph Moniot of W.Va., Thomas Moniot of Ore., and Michael Moniot of Ashville, N.Y.; two sisters, Patricia Moniot of Jamestown and Jeanne Nickerson of Rochester, N.Y.; and her companion and the love of her life Royal Nickerson of Clymer.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Phillip Moniot.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, May 17 in the Lind Funeral Home. Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 20 West Fairmount Ave. Lakewood, N.Y. 14701. You may light a candle in remembrance of Martha at www.lindfuneralhome.com.