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Carl T. Nickle

April 8, 1934 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 86)

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Naugatuck- Carl T. Nickle, 86, of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at Waterbury Hospital. He was the widow of Evelyn (Dominiczak) Nickle. 

Carl was born in Bridgeport, Ct. on April 8th, 1934, son of the late Carl A. and Catherine (Smerznak) Nickle. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a graduate of Shelton High School and earned his bachelors degree in Pharmacology from the University of Connecticut. He owned and operated Donovan’s Pharmacy  for many years and later worked at Nelson Pharmacy. He was a parishioner of St. Hedwigs Church.

Carl leaves his daughter Maura Nickle of Naugatuck, brothers and sisters in law Dr. William and Cathy Nickle of Beltsville, Md., Michael and Rosemarie Nickle of Seymour and James and Judi Nickle of Derby, several nieces and nephews, as well as his wonderful friend Vivianne Fusco.


In memory of Carl and keeping with his character, please commit a random act of kindness.

Arrangements:  Burial in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck, will be private and at the convenience of the family. A Memorial Mass will be announced at a later date. The Naugatuck Valley Memorial Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St. Naugatuck Ct. 06770, has been entrusted with arrangements. To send an online condolence, please visit

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Memorial service will be held at a later date

Burial Private

St. James Cemetery
Cross Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

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