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Dolores K. (Olsen) Nickerson

June 22, 2020


Dolores K. (Olsen) Nickerson, 87, of Fairhaven passed away Monday, June 22, 2020 at home after a long period of declining health.  She was the wife of the late Harold A. Nickerson, Jr.

Born in Wildwood, NJ, daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Agnes (Brunner) Olsen, she lived most of her life in Fairhaven and was a graduate of Fairhaven High School.  She was the cashier at Mike’s Restaurant in Fairhaven for 32 years until her retirement in 2012.

Dolores was a member of the Son’s of Norway and the Fisherman’s Wife’s.  She enjoyed bowling, knitting, crocheting, baking (especially sweets), but most of all enjoyed shopping.

She is survived by her children, Craig Nickerson and his wife Maureen of Fairhaven, Scott Nickerson of Fairhaven, Harold A. Nickerson, III of Mt. Vernon, NY and Cheryl Nickerson of Fairhaven;  two grandchildren, Jessica and Zachary Nickerson;  a great grandson, Noah Nickerson;  a daughter in law, Patricia Nickerson of New Bedford;  a brother, Martin Olsen and his wife Mary of Fairhaven;  a sister in law, Valerie Oberg of New Bedford;  and several nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Nickerson was the sister of the late Robert Oberg.

The family would like to thank all of the caregivers who have helped Dolores through the past few years of her illness.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 10am in St. Joseph’s Church in Fairhaven.  Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven.  Calling hours are omitted. Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.  For memorial register please visit,


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Funeral Mass
June 24, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Church
74 Spring Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719

June 24, 2020

Riverside Cemetery
274 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719

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