In his 88th year, Albert (Bert) Harry Nicholson peacefully passed away on Sunday November 2nd in Nanaimo, BC. Bert was born in Cedar, BC and spent most of his life there as owner of the Nicholson Berry Farm. To his friends and family he is fondly remembered for his animated reminiscing about his years commercial fishing and logging along the coast of BC. Bert is survived by his sister Laura, spouse, Elvi Kattilakoski and five stepchildren – Mike (Amy), Paivi (Wayne), Pekka (Elaine), Juha (Brenda) and Kaija (Ken). Also survived by five grandchildren (Samantha, Justine, Matthew, Sara and Rob). The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Dufferin Place for their support in his final days.