Mr. Orvel Joseph Nicholas December 23, 1926 - August 03, 2004 Funeral arrangements by Gordon F Tompkins Funeral Homes (Township Chapel) Peacefully, at the Trillium Ridge Nursing Home,with his family by his side, on Tuesday, August 3, 2004, in his 78th year. Will be sadly missed by his wife of 53 years and best friend Beatrice. Survived by his sisters Barbara Beckingham (Alex), Thelma Daugherty (Keith), predeceased by his brother David Nicholas.Will be fondly remembered by sisters in-law Wanda Nicholas and Dorothy Eddy and brother in-law Doug (Marion) Lake, as well as many neices and nephews. Friends will be received at the Township Chapel of Gordon F. Tompkins, 435 Davis Drive (Waterloo Village) on Friday August 6th between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held in our chapel Saurday at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Glenhaven Memorial Gardens. Rev. Harold Alston officiating. Memorial donations to Princess Street United Church would be greatly appreciated. In the care of Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes, Township Chapel, 613-546-5150. Relatives and friends are invited to sign the Book of Condolences at www.gftompkins-township.