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Lois Jean Nickerson

December 7, 1941 - September 14, 2015

NICKERSON, Lois J., 73, of Wheeling W.Va. died Monday, September 14, 2015 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home.
She was born December 7, 1941, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Louis and Alberta (Howell) Lepore. She was a member of Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church in Wheeling and worked for many years for Independence Hall in Wheeling.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Richard Raymond Nickerson; three sons, Richard Raymond Russell (Leslie) Nickerson of Dallas, W.Va., Douglas E. Nickerson of Wheeling, and Dallas F. (Paula Lyn) Nickerson of Seattle, Wash.; one daughter, Pamela J. (Gregory) Heslop of Piedmont, Ohio; one sister, Sandra Lee Nickerson (Harlan Thomas) of Wheeling; two brothers, Jim (Nancy) Lepore of Va., Louis Frank Lepore of Va.; seven grandchildren, Whitney (Gary) Nash, Kelsey Nickerson, Douglas E. (Carrie Ann) Nickerson Jr., Joshua Joseph Nickerson, Megan E. Nickerson, Sharece N. Nickerson, and Jesikca M. Floyd; three great grandchildren, Amariante Lamar Floyd, Mariah Nikcole Joy Floyd, and Liam Douglas Nickerson; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm and Friday, September 18, 2015 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held on Friday, 2 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 10 am at St. Joseph Cathedral in Wheeling with Msgr. Kevin Quirk as celebrant and Msgr. Bakhos Chidiac as concelebrant.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the animal shelter of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.altmeyer.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015

Time: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Date: Friday, September 18, 2015

Time: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015

Time: 10:30 am

Location:

Cathedral of St. Joseph

1300 Eoff St.
Wheeling, WV 26003


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015

Location:

Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003


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