Niagara Gazette

Obituaries

September 16, 2013

Nicholas J. Holstrom

BUFFALO — Nicholas J. Holstrom, age 25, of North Tonawanda, died Friday, September 13, 2013 in Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, after a year-long battle with cancer.

Nicholas was born August 25, 1988 in Lockport, the son of Heidi (Holstrom) Jeffrey and Phillip Carten. He was a 2006 graduate of Starpoint High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. On July 16, 2011, he married Jennifer (Maiolo) Holstrom. For the past two years, Nicholas had been employed as an Electrician for Working Knowledge in Buffalo.

He enjoyed fishing, Soccer Hooligans and  drawing. His greatest pleasure was being a father and spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, Jennifer, he is survived by his mother, Heidi (Holstrom) Jeffrey (Paul    Eckman) of Lockport; his father, Phillip Carden of Berkley, MI; his son, Finnigan Holstrom and his daughter, Murphy Holstrom; his siblings, Tristan and Emily Jeffrey, Jake and Jayna Carden; his grandparents, Elmer and Gail Holstrom, and Rita Carden; his mother and father-in-law, John and Kathy Maiolo; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A celebration of Nicholas' life will be held Thursday, September 19, at 5:00 PM in the Tonawanda Sportsman Club, 5657 Killian Rd., North Tonawanda. There will be no prior visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Greater Niagara Fishing Odyssey Derby, c/o NTCC, 10 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls, NY 14303. Arrangements have been entrusted to HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Rd., Ransomville.

Please visit www.hardisonfuneralhomes.com for online registry.

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