Lawrence W. “Bill” Nicklas, Jr., 77, of Warren, PA, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Select Specialty Hospital in Erie, PA. Born on June 7, 1941, Bill was the son of the late Gertrude McFarlin Nicklas and Lawrence Nicklas, Sr. He was a 1959 graduate of N. Clarion High School and attended Syracuse University. He served with the U.S. Air Force for several years. Bill was formerly employed by Loranger Manufacturing and the U.S. Forest Service.

Bill is survived by his sisters – Phyllis Irwin and Darlene Bizzak of Kane, PA, and Lynn (Barry) Chandler of Charlotte, NC; also surviving are his brothers – Bruce (Beverly) Nicklas of Woodland, PA, and Dennis (Judy) Sturdevant of Sheffield, PA; and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by a brother – Roger.

There will be no visitation and interment will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, 304 East St., Warren, PA. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting