Franklin F. Nickerson Jr.

April 10, 2013

WATERTOWN, N.Y.     Franklin F. Nickerson Jr., 58, of 628 Burchard St., passed Tuesday, April 9, at his home.

He was born Feb. 24, 1955, in Watertown, a son of Franklin F. Nickerson Sr. and Estella J. Nickerson-Salter.

He is survived by a sister, Susan Monroe, Watertown; five brothers, Thomas, Martin and John Nickerson all of Watertown, Wesley Nickerson, Cortland, Donald Nickerson, Texas; 14 nieces, 9 nephews, several great nieces and nephews.

His parents, a sister, Barbara Schaffer, a brother, William Nickerson, and a nephew, John F. Nickerson, all died before him.

Franklin loved to bowl every week, go fishing and loved gambling. 

He drove tractor trailer for many years after being in the Navy. When he passed he was working for Big Man's Cab as a driver.

A memorial mass will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 12, at Sacred Heart Church. Burial will follow in North Watertown Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Hart & Bruce Funeral Home.

Condolences may be made at

Information provided by Hart & Bruce Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.