OBITUARY

Melville "Mel" Nixon

September 26, 1932January 26, 2013

NIXON, Melville Joseph “Mel” Korean War Veteran and recipient of the British Empire Medal. Passed away peacefully on January 26th, 2013. Beloved husband of Lillian. Loving father of Richard, Sharon, Senna (Rob Laraby), Tammy (Troy Graham), and Janet Smith. Cherished Papa of Brandon, Taylor, Johnny (Marivick), Jenny, Sierra, Ziggy, Noah, Evan, Brandon and Sammy. Brother of Kenneth (Diania), Ronny (Sinikka). Also fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews and all those who called him Uncle Mel. Special thanks to Dr. Milankov and the Palliative Care Team at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their care and support. Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Monday, January 28th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm and Tuesday, January 29th from 11:00 am until time of Service in the Chapel at 1:00 pm. Private interment Thornton Cemetery. Donations to Evan Graham’s Tribute Fund at the Hospital for SickKids would be appreciated.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, January 28, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, January 29, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 29, 2013
REMEMBERING

Melville "Mel" Nixon

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Kathy and Jerry Kuzemchak

January 30, 2013

Sorry to hear of your loss. You, Lillian, and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. May he rest in peace .

Kathy and Jerry Kuzemchak

Rob&Senna Laraby

January 30, 2013

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Kathy Smyth

January 30, 2013

Lillian, my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. And I also reflect on the life of Mel and how he brought so much love to so many people. Regards, Kathy

Ken and Maria Brooks

January 30, 2013

John and Marivick - Church and family obligations prevented our putting in an appearance to personally express our condolences. Our prayers are with you and we join you in praising God for his promised comfort in times like these.

Myra and Ron White

January 29, 2013

you had the most beautiful smile and
you always wore it. Your happiness
made everyone else happy. We will miss
you.

Darlene Ellis (Nixon)

January 28, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss Aunt Lillian, R.I.P. Uncle Mel luv ya

Dave Walker

January 28, 2013

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

January 28, 2013

In behalf of Jesus Is Alive Community - of which your grandson, Johnny, is one of our pastors, we would like to extend our deepest sympathies.
We may not have known Mel personally but we felt the love and affection that Johnny has for him.
The Lord is truly good! He has given Mel his rest and reward and we can all take comfort in the fact that we will see Mel again and be reunited with him in heaven!
Let us continue to trust in the Lord and find peace and comfort in Him!
Love and prayers from,
The Jesus Is Alive Community Family

debbie pennell

January 28, 2013

So sorry for your loss Lillian, my heart goes out to you . I will sent out all mt prayers and good thoughts to you and your Family.

Debbie Pennell

January 28, 2013

So sorry for your loss Lillian, my heart goes out to you . I will sent out all mt prayers and good thoughts to you and your Family.