HECK Nicole M. (Bairos) Passed away in her North Reading home surrounded by her loving family December 10th after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 34 years of age. Nicole was born in Plymouth, raised in North Reading, graduated from North Reading High School, Class of 1998 and then from Salem State College in 2002. Nicole started her career with TJX in 2001 and joined HomeGoods in 2003. The beloved wife of Kevin Heck. Devoted and loving mother of Alivia and Kylie. Cherished Daughter of Charles and Charlotte Bairos of North Reading. Daughter in law of Marge Heck of Wakefield and Jim Heck of SC. Sister of Matt Bairos and his wife Audra. Sister in law of Alex, Andrew and Christine Heck. Granddaughter of Joseph Moniz. Nicole also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Nicole loved music, mostly country, her favorite artist was Carry Underwood. One of her favorite TV shows was General Hospital, which she started watching with her Vovoa as a young girl. She loved vacationing, especially to Turks & Caicos where she dreamed of having a second home where her family and friends could visit. Nicole was tenacious; once she set her eyes on something it was only a matter of time before she got it. She was instrumental in helping Kevin start his business. Her work ethic, determination and dedication was beyond compare and it showed in everything she did. Nicole’s love for her babies, Alivia & Kylie, was limitless. Her care and affection has helped produce two very smart, outgoing and happy little girls. We are heartbroken to have lost her, but know that we are blessed to have had her in our lives. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Monday, December 15 from 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and the Memorial Mass on Tuesday, December 16 at 10:00 a.m., BOTH held at St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn. Interment Riverside Cemetery, North Reading. Please OMIT flowers and make memorial donations to the following: Pan-Mass Challenge - Team “Heck of a Cause“ http://www2.pmc.org/profile/TH0174 & Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Nicole Heck to support cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284. Arrangements by the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St. (corner of Park St. and Rte. 28), NORTH READING at Reading line. www.cotafuneralhomes.com Cota Family Funeral Home North Reading 978-664-4340 / 781-944-1765
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Published in Boston Herald on Dec. 14, 2014