Danvers, Ma. & Tampa, Fl — Jay Christopher Nichols, 47, passed away Monday, November 5, 2012, after a 22-month battle with GBM brain cancer. Born July 26, 1965, in Beverly, MA., he graduated from Danvers High School in 1983. He moved to the Bay Area in 1991. A loving and devoted father, son, and grandson, he is survived by his son, Jacob Ryan Nichols 8, daughter, Juliana Grace Nichols 6, mother, Marianne Nichols, grandmother, Viola (Nan) Lombardi Welch and a host of loving friends. Jay loved helping people through his vocation as a personal trainer and owner of J.A.K.E. Fitness in Lutz, Fl. He touched so many lives with joy, is deeply missed, loved, and forever remembered.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Memorial Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at 10 am, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 12708 N. Dale Mabry, Tampa, FL. In lieu of flowers, Jay would have preferred donations to the Nichols Children's Trust, via the Jay Christopher Nichols revocable trust at Wells Fargo Bank, in care of Marianne Nichols PO Box 340251 Tampa Fl, 33694-0251