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In Memory of

Marie H. Nicholson

January 21, 1938 - November 25, 2016

Obituary


Marie Harvan Nicholson, age 78, of Wilmington, died unexpectedly Friday, November 25, 2016 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.

She was born January 21, 1938 to John Edward Harvan, Sr. and Hazel Ferrazetta Harvan.

Ms.Nicholson grew up in Greensburg, PA and later moved to Meadville, PA where she lived the majority of her life and raised her daughter, Staci Lynne. In 2007 she began her life in Wilmington, which she enjoyed for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her brother, Richard Thomas...

Marie Harvan Nicholson, age 78, of Wilmington, died unexpectedly Friday, November 25, 2016 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.

She was born January 21, 1938 to John Edward Harvan, Sr. and Hazel Ferrazetta Harvan.

Ms.Nicholson grew up in Greensburg, PA and later moved to Meadville, PA where she lived the majority of her life and raised her daughter, Staci Lynne. In 2007 she began her life in Wilmington, which she enjoyed for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her brother, Richard Thomas Harvan.

She is survived by a daughter, Staci Lynne Nicholson of Wilmington; brothers Donald James Harvan of Durham, NC, and John Edward "Jack" Harvan, Jr. of Irwin, PA, as well as nieces Renée Harvan and Lisa Kuzneski, and nephew Tom Harvan.

Marie was a strong, generous, and caring woman who touched countless lives. She was a faithful servant of the Lord, involved in numerous church programs, including RCIA, Pastoral Council, and prison ministry. She loved her daughter very much, who was her pride and joy. She also loved watching sports, especially cheering on her favorite team, the Pittsburg Steelers.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, December 1, 2016, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Coble Ward Smith Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mark Catholic Church with Reverend Michael J. Burbeck officiating.

In honor of Marie, donations may be made to St. Mark Catholic Church, 1011 Eastwood Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403.