Mary Nicholson

NICHOLSON – On Thursday October 18, 2012 MARY ELEANOR NEUMAN NICHOLSON in her 87th year.

The family will receive friends from noon to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, at the Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling, (304) 232-2732.

Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday.

Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

Mary Nicholson

NICHOLSON, Mary Eleanor Neuman, passed in the peace of her home on October 18, 2012, surrounded by her loving family.

Mary was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, on October 14, 1926, to Amelia and Charles Neuman. She had 13 brothers and sisters. She is survived by one sibling, Betty Perry, 88, of Sacramento, California.

Mary graduated from Wheeling High School in 1944. She retired from the Wheeling Phone Company in 1946 to marry the love of her life James Nicholson. Jim and Mary celebrated 65 years of loving marriage this past July.

Mary was an active member of Thompson Methodist Church where she was a circle member and a Sunday School teacher. She was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. Mary is especially and lovingly remembered for her career as an in-home childcare provider for many years. She has many “surrogate grandchildren” who considered her a grandmother and who keep in touch and love her still.

Mary is survived by her husband, James E. Nicholson; daughters, Nancy and husband Rob of Kansas City and Mary Beth Prager and husband Gary also of Kansas City. She is also survived by beloved grandaughters, Brooke Brown and husband Gary and Brandi McManus and husband Greg.

Great-grandchildren Jordan Scantlin, Haley Lopez, and Devin McManus were her pride and joy. Mary’s loss will be greatly felt by family members and by many friends who loved and were loved by her.

Donations may be sent to the Parkinson’s Foundation C/O William Black Medical Research Center, 640-650 University Medical Center New York, NY 10032.

The family will receive friends from noon to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, at the Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling, 304-232-2732.

Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 29 with the Rev. Donald Hebrank officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.

Mary Nicholson

NICHOLSON, Mary Eleanor Neuman, 86, of Kansas City, MO, formerly of Wheeling, died on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at her home.

Friends will be received on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at the Kepner Funeral Home, 900 Nationa Rd, Wheeling (304-232-2732) from noon-3 and 6-8 p.m. where final arrangements are incomplete.

Mary Nicholson

NICHOLSON, Mary Eleanor Neuman, 86, of Kansas City, MO, formerly of Wheeling, died on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at her home.

Friends will be received on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at the Kepner Funeral Home, 900 Nationa Rd, Wheeling (304-232-2732) from noon-3 and 6-8 p.m. where final arrangements are incomplete.