Hugh C. Nicholson, age 82, life resident of Pulaski, passed away Friday at his home. Hugh was born September 2, 1931, in Richland. He graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1948. Hugh married Josephine M. Sottung on November 15, 1977, and she passed away September 27, 2013. He owned and operated a dairy farm for 40 years, from 1946 until 1986, and continued to assist in its operation for many years after. Hugh was a member of the Fernwood Methodist Church. He was a former member of several bowling leagues, and the Oswego and Pulaski Bowling Hall of Fame. He was also a former member of Town Baseball, as a pitcher.
Surviving three sons, Scot (Cindy) Nicholson, Dean (Toni) Nicholson, and David (Jodi) Nicholson, all of Pulaski, two daughters, Jody (Scott) Wickert, of Cicero and Luann (Tab) Holliday, of Georgia, three stepsons, Jeffrey (Karen) Sottung of Pulaski, Steven (Donna) Sottung of West Grove, PA and Dwight Sottung (Lori Clark) of Pulaski, two stepdaughters Jeanette (Terry) Wilson and Nancy (Harlan) Stevenson both of Pulaski, 23 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held 7 p.m., Tuesday, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood, at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. prior to the funeral. Donations may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice Inc., PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.