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Patricia Ann Nicholson Aldred
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1941
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 2012
Lake Stevens
Snohomish County
Washington, USA

ALDRED, Patricia Ann Age 71 of Nolensville, TN. Pat earned her wings on October 31, 2012 at her home in Lake Stevens, WA after a long and courageous battle with Glioblastoma brain cancer. Her daughter, Laurel, considers it a great honor to have cared for her during her illness and journey Home to Love. She remains a survivor in every sense of the word.
Pat was born July 10, 1941 in San Diego, CA. She and her late husband Bunky moved to Nolensville after retiring, and became very active and beloved members of the community. Pat relocated to Lake Stevens in 2009. She worked as a research contract administrator at Stanford University before entering the aerospace industry, and retiring from Rockwell International. After retiring, she became a Master Gardener and volunteered for numerous civic, religious service and social organizations, including United Methodist Women, Friendly Neighbors and Meals on Wheels. She donated over five gallons of blood in her lifetime. One of her greatest joys in life was becoming a grandmother to her four girls, who will now have the best Guardian Angel ever.
Predeceased by husband, Alfred H. "Bunky" Aldred, Jr., and her parents, William E. and Virginia M. Nicholson. Survivors include son, Geoffrey Curtis (Jennifer) of Simi Valley, CA; daughter, Laurel Nicholson (Richard McCaslin) of Lake Stevens, WA; four granddaughters, Katherine and Penelope Curtis of Simi Valley, CA, Eilidh and Zoe Sager (daughters of Ted Sager) of Lake Stevens, WA; brother, William Nicholson (Kay) of Austin, TX; sister, Janice Nicholson (Geoff Culver) of Boulder, CO; nephews, Brandon Nicholson (Shanna Kovalchick) of Pittsburg, PA, Robert Nicholson (Andy Banner) of Seattle, WA, Ted Nicholson (Kim) of Austin, TX; niece, Caryn Sumek of San Diego, CA; grandnephews, Benjamin and Joshua Nicholson of Pittsburg, PA; beloved cousin, Linda Bares of El Cajon, CA; and soul sister, Betty Anne Roberts of Nolensville, TN.
The family wishes to thank Betty Anne Roberts, Terrie Ward, Elizabeth Ainsley and Jan Pickard for their friendship and loving assistance; also the staff of Providence Home Health and Hospice, Irene with Visiting Angels of Everett, WA; and the leadership and congregation of First Presbyterian Church of Snohomish, WA.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 1:30 p.m., at Woodbine Funeral Home, Waller Chapel, 7281 Nolensville Road, Nolensville, TN by Pastor Sylvia Bouvier. Private burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville. Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, Pat requested that donations be made to the American Cancer Society ( or Southeast Williamson County Meals on Wheels, 2898 McCanless Road, Nolensville, TN 37135. Visitation Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at WOODBINE FUNERAL HOME, WALLER CHAPEL Directors, (615) 776-7009; Still Family Owned

Published in The Tennessean on November 8, 2012

Note: Janice Whitney Nicholson, Pat's sister.
Janice Whitney Nicholson, 67, Boulder, CO died Nov. 4th 2013 in Boulder, CO. She was born May 16, 1946 in San Diego, CA to the late William & Virginia (Whitney) Nicholson. Survivors: Husband, Geoffrey Culver, Boulder; Son, Brandon Nicholson, Pittsburgh, PA; Daughter, Caryn Sumek, San Diego, CA; Grandsons, Benjamin and Joshua Nicholson, Pittsburg, PA; and Brother Bill Nicholson, Austin, TX. Celebrations of life, 4:00 pm, Sat., Nov 9, 2013, Crist Mortuary, 3395 Penrose Pl., Boulder, CO.
Jan was cremated and her ashes will be scattered at a favorite mountain park in Boulder Colorado at a later date. 
Family links: 
  William Eugene Nicholson (1915 - 1999)
  Virginia May Whitney Nicholson (1918 - 2000)
  Alfred Herbert Aldred (1931 - 2008)
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
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Record added: Oct 13, 2010
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Patricia Ann <i>Nicholson</i> Aldred
Added by: Betty Anne Goodman Roberts
Patricia Ann <i>Nicholson</i> Aldred
Added by: Betty Anne Goodman Roberts
Patricia Ann <i>Nicholson</i> Aldred
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