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June Frances Nicholson

Birthplace: Pittsfield, MA, USA
Death: Died in CA, USA
Place of Burial: San Fernando, CA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John J. Nicholson and Ethel May Nicholson
Wife of Donald Rose
Mother of <private> Nicholson
Sister of <private> Nicholson
Half sister of June Frances Nicholson and <private> nicholson smith

Occupation: Showgirl
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About June Nilson

June Frances Nicholson was born in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts 5 Nov 1918. June died 31 Jul 1963 in prob California, at 44 years of age. Her body was interred in San Fernando, California Mission Cemetery.

She married Don Furcillo-Rose in Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland, 16 Oct 1936. Elkton, Maryland, like Las Vegas, Nevada, was a town notorious for its quickie marriages. According to Eve's Magazine ( "Young Jack Nicholson: Auspicious Beginnings" page 5, the Certificate of Marriage for Don and June was found in the possession of Don's mother (Antoinette [--?--] Furcillo , along with love letters, family letters, photographs and a collection of newspaper clippings about her grandson, Jack Nicholson, This article claims that Don paid $10 at the local courthouse to a gentleman who put him in touch with the Rev. Walter Schaeffer, to whom Don, explaining the circumstances surrounding the nuptials [Don was still legally married to Anne Born/Borne and awaiting an annulment of their marriage from the Catholic Church].

Supposedly the minister did not file the certificate in Elkton marriage records, and that Don paid him $20 to keep it out of the newspapers also.

Regardless, Don was still legally married to another woman and Don and June never lived together openly as husband and wife.

Don was born in prob Monmouth County, New Jersey 23 May 1909. Don was the son of Samuel R. Furcillo Furcella and Antoinette [--?--]. Don died 27 Jul 1997 in Ocean Grove, Monmouth County, New Jersey, at 88 years of age.

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June Nilson's Timeline

November 5, 1918
Pittsfield, MA, USA
October 16, 1936
Age 17
Elkton, MD, USA
July 31, 1963
Age 44
San Fernando, CA, USA