Lyle “Nick” Camero

Lyle “Nick” Camero

December 30, 1937 – November 14, 2022

VISITATION: Sunday, November 20, 2022, at 3:00 p.m., with VIGIL SERVICE at 5:00 p.m., at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Monday, November 21, 2022, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.

Memorials to Fr. Don Shane Permanent Parish Endowment, Holy Name Fieldhouse renovation, or American Cancer Society.

To view the live broadcast of the Mass, please visit and click the “View Live Cast” button at the top of the home page.

Lyle “Nick” Camero, grew up in The Holy Name neighborhood with his parents Sam and Edna Camero and sister Carol. He was happily married for fifty-five years to his wife, Mary Jane, his best catch of all. They had two children Traci and Mark and seven beautiful grandchildren who he adored. He attended Kindergarten through High school at Holy Name, attended UNO for two years, then six months active duty in the Coast Guard with three of his best friends. Upon returning home he joined the Union and became an electrician for twenty years. After that he started his own business called “City Electric” doing commercial and residential contracting. It was hard work, seven days a week in the office but he thrived on hard work. After his retirement at the age of 70 he enjoyed many trips to his fishing cabin on Lake Oahe in South Dakota and his Condo on the golf course in Phoenix.

He was active in his parish St. Robert’s Men’s club, Knights of Columbus, and The Omaha Sports Club. He played Basketball and Coed soccer at St Robert’s, coached his son Mark’s little league baseball team, and played fast pitch baseball into his forty’s playing shortstop and second base. His basketball team of 1954-55 was inducted into the Nebraska high school hall of fame. He was also recognized for his 1956 baseball team. His family always went to support him at his athletic events. Not on the golf course though. He was very generous and loyal to his many friends and would do anything to help others at the drop of a hat. He will be deeply missed by all.


  • Don & Marie Kramer Posted November 17, 2022 5:48 pm

    Mary Jane and Family: Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to you in this time of sorrow! Don & Marie Kramer

  • Ann Norton Johnson Posted November 18, 2022 7:50 am

    Mary Jane and family … you are all in my thoughts and prayers.. may the perpetual light shine upon Nick. Love Ann Norton

  • Brad Fairfield (Maggie and Maddie) Posted November 18, 2022 8:57 am

    The Camero Family, We are sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Simpson Wayne Posted November 18, 2022 9:55 am

    I remember Nick and Mary Jane from Omaha Sports Club ski trips of the 19870’s. So Long Nick and condolences to Mary Jane.

  • MARK PRINCE Posted November 18, 2022 2:40 pm


  • Cindy Ihnen Gage Posted November 19, 2022 2:38 pm

    Mary Jane and family,
    Roy and I are so sorry to see this. Our prayers are with you all! It’s been years. So many memories of sitting for Mark and Traci for your outings and even a ski trip!
    Cindy and Roy Gage.

  • Tom & Shirley Ross Posted November 20, 2022 10:46 am

    Dear MaryJane and Family. We were so saddened to receive the news of Nick’s passing and sending our condolences and prayers. It was always a pleasure to be with him as he was always ready to laugh about things. We have great memories from the Sport Club and skiing trips with Nick and MaryJane.

  • Ann Spangler Posted November 22, 2022 3:00 pm

    I send love and hugs to M.J. and her family. May you each feeling God’s loving arms around you.

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