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Nichols John Grabas


Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Engineer, RCN


Born: 15 Aug 1920          Died: 09 Jul 1993


GRABAS, Nichols John - Born August 15, 1920, passed away July 9, 1993. Predeceased by his wife, Win, mother Nancy and father Fred, brother Kam, sisters Sally and Anne, Nick is survived by his son Nick J.F. Grabas, USA, and his children Laura and Nick Grabas, Victoria, his daughter and son-in-law, Nickie and Stu Patnay Sr.,, their children Stu Jr, Mary-Lynne and Sharon Patnay, Victoria, Kathy and Wayne Grant and his great-grandson William Grant, all of Surrey BC. For many years Win and Nick owned and operated Nick's Island View Beach Resort and Go-Kart Track. Cards and flowers gratefully declined. Donations if desired to the Veterans Assistance Society of the Chief and P.O.'s Association. Funeral arrangements to be announced.


Ships served in:

HMCS JONQUIERE - Served in Jonquiere 1954-1956 as C2ER



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