Colleen LeClair Nickolas, 49

FULTON, NY – Colleen LeClair Nickolas “Duke,” 49, was taken home to her Lord and Savior Wednesday afternoon February 21, 2018, after battling multiple sclerosis for more than eight years.

Colleen LeClair Nickolas
Colleen LeClair Nickolas

She was born in Oswego to John and Louella LeClair.

Colleen graduated from G. Ray Bodley High School in 1986 and was a lifetime resident of Fulton and had been employed by Huhtamaki in the shipping department for five years.

Colleen was a communicant of Holy Trinity Church and a former firefighter with the Pennellville Fire Department.

Colleen always had a smile on her face, enjoyed Bingo and spending time with family and friends.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter and friend with a personality and sense of humor that was loved by all.

Colleen was the mother of Brendan, Lauren and Michael-Ann Woolworth (fiancée, Rod Macomber), all of Fulton.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Ella Woolworth and Roderick Macomber Jr.; her mother, Louella Griswold LeClair of Fulton; her father, John (Shelly) LeClair of Fulton; her brother, John (Penny) LeClair, Jr. of Ogden, Utah; her sister, Desiree (Michael) Caza of Fulton; her husband, William Nickolas; her nieces, Melinda Sue (James) Mathis, Kelsey and Dilyn Caza as well as several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was predeceased by her grandparents, Charles and Vivian Griswold and Leona and Charles LeClair.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, March 1, in Holy Trinity Church, 309 Buffalo St., Fulton.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, February 28, at Brown Funeral Home, 21 Flood Drive, Fulton.

Burial will be in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.

Contributions may be made to Paws Across Oswego County, 2035 County Route 1, Oswego, NY 13126 or to Friends of Fulton Parks, P.O. Box 572, Fulton, NY 13069 for a park bench placed in Colleen’s memory.

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  1. So sorry to hear of your loss! Our children aren’t suppose to predecease us, but when the angels call, I suppose they have to go, even when it is MUCH too soon!

    God bless you Lou and your family!
    Your old ad account people at Time and Again Books & Tea,
    Debbie and Ray!

  2. to the whole family of Colleen I am so sorry for your loss she was a great person RIP Colleen

  3. I went to grade school and high school and then worked with her at huhtamaki….Colleen was a very sweet person and always cared for the feelings of others..Rest in peace Colleen ?

  4. Louella, words cannot express the sorrow of losing a child please know we are thinking of you, Suzanne and Rick

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