Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Nicholas G. Sottile

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Friday, January 12, 2007

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Reflections for Sergeant Nicholas G. Sottile

Nick even though I haven’t posted anything in the past not a year goes by with me not thinking of you as a wonderful classmate of the 68th Basic Recruit Academy but also as a loyal great friend and person. January 12th is a day that we will never forget our loss as our love and compassion lives on forever. I never travel US 27 without pulling over at the memorial and saying a prayer for you and your family. RIP Brother and I was most honored to have you as a friend. Respectfully Sam Gibbs, FHP Retired and Class President of the 68th Recruit Class

Sam Gibbs
FHP Retired

January 12, 2022

Hey Nick! Still missing you more than you know. How we all wished that you could have been at Heather’s wedding (physically) but know that you were with us in so many other ways. Your “Brotherhood” represented you well. What a special memory for Heather. Keep on watching over us!

Heather
Sister-in-law

January 12, 2022

Hey. Nick. I’ve been thinking about you a lot lately. Can’t believe it’s almost 15 years I’m sure you look down here at your family with great pride I’m sorry I couldn’t get to *****’s wedding. The pictures looked great and it was wonderful that all the troopers showed up to be with her. I’m very sorry I missed that. Just wanted to say I miss you , my friend

Bob Hart. Former FHP trooper
FHP

January 5, 2022

Happy Birthday Nick! Thought about you a little more on your special day!

Heather
SIL

September 7, 2021

Thinking about you on your birthday!

Heather
SIL

September 7, 2020

It was nice seeing everyone at your memorial. As usual, stories about you were being shared! You are so incredibly missed!

January 12, 2020

Heather
Sister in law

January 13, 2020

Rest in peace Sergeant Sottile.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 12, 2020

It’s that time again......Happy Birthday to you......

The Carr Family
In-laws/Out-laws

September 6, 2019

Hey Nick, it has been 12 years and time moves too fast. I'm another year older today and still think of you, my friend. Until we meet...

Master Corporal Gregory A. Cohn (ret.)
Florida Highway Patrol : Troop E (1984 - 1992) & G (1992 - 2013)

January 12, 2019

January 12, 2019 - 12 years

Reading this page again after another year and you start saying things like "Was he really only 48?" "I still can't believe this happened" "Why is the POS that shot him able to drag this through the court system 12 years later?"

But the one thing that stays the same is that this picture never fails to make me smile (might be a watery one) because it reminds me so much of who you were. Still missing you!!

Heather Carr
Sister-in-law

January 12, 2019

Can't believe another year has gone by without being able to sing Happy Birthday to you!! Hope it's extra special up there!! Love and miss you!

Heather Carr
Sister-in-Law

September 7, 2018

Sergeant Nicholas G. Sottile will never ever be forgotten. I thank him for his services to the people of the State Florida, and to all those people who spends anytime in the State of Florida. May his soul rest in Heaven, and may God bless his family, especially his son who served as Florida State Trooper.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police - Troop D

February 17, 2018

Enjoyed having lunch with your bride today. Hope you weren't eavesdropping!! :) We then had a nice moment of of silence for you on the radio. Miss you! Keep looking over all of us!!

Heather Carr
Sister-in-law

January 12, 2018

Rest in perpetual peace Sarge....you have made the utmost sacrifice for your department. Florida lost a hero years ago, but his memory will not be forgotten. Bless your family always.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD

January 12, 2018

We all will be coming together today at 3pm to remember you. There is not a day that passes that I don't reflect on a moment or a simple laugh we had together. I miss you my friend.

Master Corporal Dennis Roberts
Florida Highway Patrol - Troop L

January 12, 2018

Hey Nick, it has been 11 years and it still seems like yesterday. Always thinking of you my friend.

Master Corporal Gregory A. Cohn (Ret.)
Florida Highway Patrol - Troop E & G

January 12, 2018

Looks like we'll be celebrating your birthday preparing for a hurricane! Any help pushing it east would be great! Will be thinking about you! Love and miss you!

Heather Carr
Sister-in-law

September 6, 2017

10 years and it is still hard to believe! Missing you today and always. 01/12/17

Heather Carr
Sister-in-law

January 12, 2017

Happy Birthday Nick!!

~~Miss you~~

The Carr Family
Family

September 7, 2016

Can't believe it's been 9 years! You're always in a thought, a memory and a prayer. Miss you!

Heather Carr
Sister-in-Law

January 11, 2016

Sergeant Scottile you are forever remembered for your 24 years of courageous and valiant service. Thank you my brother for leading by example, and being a lasting influence to a son who wanted to follow in his fathers footsteps. Rest in Peace, and may God bless your family always.

Sgt Don Barton
Garden City Police Dept.

January 5, 2016

Stopping by to leave a tribute to a great friend who is missed dearly. So many good times together, too many laughs to recount. Try as I might to cleanse that day from my memory it remains, and always will. Continue your vigilance over us until we meet again. See ya buddy.

Sgt. Sylvan Wilcox (retired)
HCSO

October 27, 2015

Thinking of you on your birthday!

September 7, 2015

Heather & Steve

September 6, 2015

Thinking of you my friend...

Retired Master Corporal Gregory A. Cohn
Florida Highway Patrol

January 17, 2015

Thinking of you today!

Heather
Sister in law

January 12, 2015

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