, Port Arthur, Texas

Readers' Corner

September 29, 2007

Dorothy Nicotre of Nick’s Grocery fame dies at 86

Dorothy Nicotre, co-creator of Nick’s Grocery Store in Port Arthur, died Saturday at Renaissance Hospital in Groves.

She was 86.

Nicotre and her husband Nick opened the mom and pop shop in September of 1959 with help from Joe and sister Mary Nicotre Plagman.

Nick and Dorothy Nicotre’s son, Joe, currently owns and operates the Port Arthur fixture and family-run business.

Nick’s Grocery was made famous by the Nicotre family’s unmistakable boudain and exceptional customer service.

Arrangements are pending for Dorothy Nicotre at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home in Port Arthur.

Text Only
Readers' Corner
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Cubs Superfans Celebrate Wrigley's 100th Raw: Cattle Truck Overturns in Texas Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming Raw: Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala and Peru Alibaba IPO Could Be Largest Ever for Tech Firm FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
Sports Tweets