MARJORIE “DOLLY” NICHOLSON, 71, formerly of Bridgedale Apartments, passed away peacefully Monday, July 30, 2007, 6:50 p.m., in the presence of her family at Saint Anne Home & Retirement Community, Fort Wayne. Born March 21, 1936 in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Lillian Maldeney. She married Stanley Nicholson on August 2, 1975; he survives in Huntington. She was a 1954 graduate of Elmhurst High School, Fort Wayne. She was a member of St. Therese Parish, Waynedale and a former member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Huntington. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge, New Haven. She retired in 1994 after being employed for 35 years with ASCS. She enjoyed her hobbies of cooking and painting ceramics. After retirement she enjoyed bird watching, flowers and spending time with her grandsons.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Kay Lynn (Jeremy) Dohm Fort Wayne; two brothers, Richard (Ruth) Maldeney of Decatur and Maurice (Delores) Maldeney of Fort Wayne; one sister, Mrs. Rita (Joseph) Brinker of Fort Wayne; two grandsons, Mason and Matthew Dohm.
She was also preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Joyce Maldeney.
Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, August 3, 2007 at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry St., Huntington. Calling was Friday, August 3, 2007 at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. Calling also was Thursday, August 2, 2007 at Saint Anne Home & Retirement Community, 1900 Randalia Drive, Fort Wayne, with recitation of the Rosary. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Saint Anne Home, Family Hospice of Northeast Indiana, Cancer Services of Allen County or Masses c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750. Online condolences: www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com
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