OTEGO – Christina “Tina” Nichols, 68, a lifetime resident of Otego and retiree of the Unatego Central School District, passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Bassett Hospital with her loving family by her side.
She was born on Jan. 29, 1951, at Fox Hospital. She graduated from Unatego Central School in 1970. She married the love of her life, George W. Nichols, on Feb. 3, 1973.
Tina enjoyed living on her family farm, gardening, feeding birds, ordering from QVC and spending summers at East Sidney Lake, where she was known as Granny by many.
Her favorite times by far were spent being surrounded by her family and the lights of her life, her eight grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents, Welcome and Martha Parish.
Tina is survived by her husband, George Nichols; son, Greg Nichols and daughter-in-law, Tara Nichols; daughters Jessica Grabo and Kristen Sousa (Josh Sergent); her grandchildren, Codie, (Kristen), Brandyn, Auston, Nicholas, Randy, Alexes, Schyler and Bethany; twin sister, Christine and husband, Larry Daniels; sisters, Eleanor Lobdell-Davidson, and Lillian and husband, Rusty Castle; aunt, Sally Mednansky; many cousins, nieces, and nephews and numerous other special people who knew her as Mom or Nana.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 17, at the First Christian Church, 704 County Highway 6, Otego. Calling hours, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., will be followed by services.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.johnstonfh.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.