Gary Nickel

Obituary of Gary W. Nickel

Unexpected on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, age 61 of Shadyside, formerly of Point Breeze. Loving companion of Kathy Maguire; son of the late Bill and Eleanor Nickel; brother of Kenneth R. (Cara and the late Debbie), Thomas P. (the late Susan), Robert G. (Faye), Mary Beth Conroy, Patricia L. Lilja, and Jane N. Valenta (William); also survived by many nieces and nephews. Gary worked at the Shakespeare Street Giant Eagle for 38 years. He will be remembered as a talented athlete and a true lover of the outdoors. Friends received at McCabe Bros., Inc., Funeral Home, 6214 Walnut Street, Shadyside on Sunday, 3-7 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will held at St. Mary Magdalene Parish, St. Bede Church on Monday at 10 am. THOSE WISHING TO ATTEND, PLEASE GATHER AT THE CHURCH. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Gary’s name to the American Lung Association, Condolences may be left at