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Thursday August 6th, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Thursday August 6th, 2020

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Alma Nickel

Alma L. Nickel, 80, of Carlisle and formerly of Mt. Holly Springs, PA, passed away August 2, 2020 in the Thornwald Home, Carlisle. She was born December 11, 1939 in Cumberland County to the late Herman and Verna (Mell) Fraker and was the widow of Charles W. Nickel Jr., who passed away June 2, 1996.

Alma worked for McCoy Electronics in the grinding department. She loved reading books, going to yard sales, crocheting, hunting and fishing.

Surviving are her daughter, Sandra A. Quickel (Sanford) of Gardners; grandchildren, Scott Quickel of Gardners and Shaun Quickel (Brittany) of Carlisle; great-grandchildren, Isla and Fiona Quickel of Carlisle; and siblings, Helen Baker and Carolyn Kitner, both of Mt. Holly Springs, Dale Fraker of Newville and Betty Thomas of Indiana. In addition to her husband, Alma was preceded in death by her sister, Evelyn Heller.

Funeral services will be held August 6, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with Rev. Richard L. Reese officiating. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service and burial will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033.

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Thinking and praying for you all during your loss of Alma.  She was a wonderful person.  God Bless You.

Robert and Linda Markley Aug 5 2020 12:00 AM

I am praying for all of you at this time.  Alma was a lovely person.  I was glad to be her cousin.  My thoughts go out to each of you during this time.  RIP Alma  God Bless and Keep you all.

Barbara Adams Aug 5 2020 12:00 AM

Sandy, I’m so sorry for the passing of your mom. She and my mom(Ruth Young) were such good friends starting when they both worked at McCoy’s. I’m sure they are catching up on everything in Heaven. My sympathies.

Rita Young Aug 5 2020 12:00 AM

Sandy and family our deepest condolences. My mom & aunt Pearl enjoyed working with Alma. I know they use to have a lot of laughs. I always enjoyed talking hunting with her and she loved telling stories about your boys. Take care Sandy your in our thoughts.

Ed/Connie Spertzel Aug 4 2020 12:00 AM