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Peter R, Nichols, age 84, of Brooklyn, NY died December 14, 2021. Pete was born in Brooklyn. and graduated from Brooklyn Tech in Brooklyn and St John's University in New York. Pete lived in Brooklyn, Long Island, Manhattan, Florida and returned to Brooklyn in 2016. Pete was a remarkable man. Pete retired early from a utility company in Long Island where her was Director of Industrial Relations. Pete accepted a position at The Visiting Nurse Association of Brooklyn, where he met his wife Phyllis. Pete also worked as a consultant , his last position as a consultant was at Life Time Television. Pete was a hunter as a young man, was in the US Air Force Reserves, an avid golfer, excellent swimmer , voracious reader, had a very dry wit, Pete loved his summers at Lake Wallenpaupack in Pa. in his youth.

Pete was an admirable man, he was loved by everyone who knew him.. He always was considerate of other people and was so humble he did not recognize how good he was.

Pete was the best husband ever and a wonderful father and grandfather. Pete will be mourned by his wife of many years, Phyllis, son Peter Jr , and wife Erika, daughter Suzanne Youseff and husband George, daughter Kara Pagliaro and husband Michael. Pete will be greatly missed by his grandchildren, Emily , Sean and Ashley Nichols, Alexander, Paul , Christian and Michael Youseff, his sister Gloria Khoury and brother in law Russell, his nephews Russell, Michael , Robert and Glenn Khoury and their extended families.

Pete's funeral Mass was 12/18/2021 at St. Patrick's Church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY and his cremation was performed at the Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn.