3/6/2020 – Jamie A. Nicholas, Clayton

3/6/2020 – Jamie A. Nicholas, Clayton

Mr. Jamie A. Nicholas, 42, died Thursday, March 5th, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. He had been in ill health.

The Funeral will be 11am, Monday, March 9th, at St. Mary’s Church in Clayton with Father Arthur LaBaff, a burial will follow in Barnes Settlement Cemetery, Town of Alexandria. Calling hours will be from 2-4pm, Sunday, March 8th, at the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton.

Jamie was born December 19th, 1977, in Alexandria Bay, the son Daniel J. and Barbara Umstead Nicholas Sr. He graduated from Alexandria Bay High School. He then graduated from the Culinary Arts Program at Paul Smiths College.

He was a cook for various restaurants in the Jefferson County area, including Alexandria Bay.

Jamie loved watching Nascar, the Boston Red Sox, and going camping.

Surviving is his mother, Barbara Keil of Clayton.

His father, Daniel, and stepfather, Fred Kiel, and one brother, Daniel Jr., pre-deceased him.

Donations can be made to the Credo Community Center, 595 West Main Street, Watertown, NY 13601.


  1. Cecelia Willix Posted

    Barb & the Families, I’m so sorry to hear about Jamie. I didn’t know he been sick.well he at peace now he with his father Danny, with his brother Dan & his step-father Fred. They will be all watching over you now. I’ll will say prayers for you all.

  2. Barbara A. Owens Posted

    Barb. So very sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved son Jamie. May he rest in peace. Your friend, Barbara Owens.

  3. Mary Paul Posted

    So so Barb. Jimmy and Mary Paul

  4. Ed & Mary Ellen Wallace Posted

    Barb, We were sorry to hear of your son’s passing. May he RIP.

  5. Mary jane Samson Posted

    Barbie, My heart goes out to you and your family members.I pray you will heal and find peace from above.Your boys meant a lot to me. GOD BLESS YOU SWEET LADY.your friend M.J.

  6. Pam Fox Posted

    Barb, we’re so sad to hear of Jamie’s passing. You and your family are in our prayers. Pam & Jeff Fox

  7. Robert Folsom Posted

    Sorry for your loss .

  8. Darcy Garnsey Posted

    Barb my heart goes out to you, he will be at peace now I am here if you need anything

  9. Michael Bauter Posted

    . So sorry for your loss..Jamie was a great guy and I enjoyed being his friend while Miriam and I were living in Clayton..he always had a smile on his face and we interacted about the red sox and the yankees..RIP my friend

    Mike and Miriam

  10. John massey Posted

    Barb. Prayers are with you..My heart hurts that Jamie could not find his journey back to good health..May he rest in peace..

  11. Ann & Arnie O’Reilly Posted

    Dear Barb, so sorry to hear of your son’s death. Arnie and I send our love and prayers. May you and all the family find strength at this difficult time through your faith and support of friends. We hope the good memories you have will bring you comfort and peace. With our deepest sympathy, Ann & Arnie

  12. Barb, I don’t know if you remember me but we graduated together in 74. I am truly sorry for your loss honey and I wanted to let you know that my family is praying for you and your family.

  13. Jo Leta Williams Posted

    So very sorry that this has happened. So sad for you Barb. I remember your son Danny coming to Christopher’s birthday parties. He was very polite and seemed to have a good time. Thinking of you. Jo Leta

  14. Mary Lou Benvenuto Posted

    Barb deeply sorry about the lost of your Son, Jamie.
    It’s so hard to lose our Children. you’ll be in our Prayers
    With deepest Sympathy
    Mary Lou and Bobby Benvenuto

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