Nicholas Lawrence Googin, III (Nick), 71, of Fort Myers, Fla., passed from the arms of his loving friends and family into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. Although he has passed from our world, he will never pass from our hearts. Loved by All.

Nicholas was born August 24, 1944 in Syracuse, NY to Nicholas and Lorretta Googin. Previously of Shelton, CT, Nicholas and his loving wife Josephine retired to Ft Myers in 2010 to live a life free of the cold from the North and enjoy a life in the sun. He was a member of Church of the Resurrection of Our Lord, Sanibel Harbor Yacht Club and the Sanibel Power Squadron. He retired in 2010 as the owner and operator of his telecommunications company.

Nick is survived by his wife of 43 years, Josephine; his two sons: Nicholas and wife Michelle of Hanover, MD and Sloane and wife Kristie of Norwalk, CT; his two brothers: Edward and wife Lauren and Robert, both of New York and his three loving grandchildren: Kellen, Kylee and Quinn. Along with many loving Nieces and Nephews around the country.

A Memorial Service honoring Nick will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at St Lawrence Parish, 505 Shelton Avenue, Huntington, Connecticut.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 1589 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33907, 239-936-0555.

Online condolences may be made at: www.fortmyersmemorial.com.