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Nice, Donald F. 1926 - 2011

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Nice, Donald F. 1926 - 2011

Posted: 1301340986000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Nice, Wheaton, De Puy, Faine, Snyder,
Obit: Friday, February 04, 2011 9:30 AM Chamberlin - Baird Funeral Home, Dansville, NY

Donald F. Nice, age 84, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Don was born June 26, 1926 in Dansville, a son of Edward & Ruby (Wheaton) Nice.

He was a graduate of Dansville High School.

He was a veteran of the US Navy, serving during World War II, from 1944 to 1945.

Don married Margaret DePuy on June 14, 1953; she survives.

He was the owner and sign contractor of Custom Craft Signs in Dansville for many years, until 1992 when he retired.

In addition to his parents, Don was also predeceased by a son, David Nice and a daughter, Lizbeth (Nice) Faine.

Don was a member of Dansville Lions Club, the Dansville American Legion, the Dansville VFW, the Dansville Community Players, the Dansville Union Hose Fire Co., several Brae Burn bowling leagues and the Soup Club.

He enjoyed playing at the casino's, pastel portraitures, Main St. murals, TV westerns, deer hunting, poker night, family parties & cocktails, painting with a 1 ½ inch brush, Myrtle Beach vacations, parade floats; both building and designing, acting on stage and his alter ego the comedian "Evil Knice".

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Maggie; his children; Nancy Nic (Rhonda) of Dansville, Brandee (Nice) Snyder of Springville, AZ, Jon (Sue) Nice of Dansville, James (Lisa) Nice of Canandaigua and Jason Nice of El Segundo, CA; daughter-in-law, Laural Nice of Conesus; 10 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; Elsie Rogers of Dansville; 3 nieces, 3 nephews & several cousins.

Friends may call 1-3 & 6-8 pm Thursday at the Chamberlin - Baird Funeral Home, 73 Main St., Dansville, where funeral services with full military honors will be held at 9:30 am, Friday.

Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville.

Contributions may be made to donor's choice. Those who wish to light a memory candle for Don may do so at

Donald F. Nice
Home: Dansville, NY
Date of Death: February 1, 2011
Age: 84Birthdate: June 26, 1926
Place of Birth: Dansville, NY
Service Information: Friday, February 04, 2011 9:30 AM Chamberlin - Baird Funeral Home, Dansville, NY
Visitation: Thursday, February 03, 2011 1-3 & 6-8 pm at Chamberlin - Baird Funeral Home, Dansville, NY
Interment: Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville, NY

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