Janet Elaine Tinson Nicholson of Downingtown Janet Elaine Tinson Nicholson, 59, of Downingtown, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013. She was the wife of Paul L. Nicholson, Sr. Born Sept. 8, 1953 in West Chester, she was the daughter of Percy D. Tinson, Sr. and the late Alice Player Carter. Janet graduated from Downingtown High School, class of 1971, where she excelled in field hockey and basketball. She was a core member of Rock Word Church in Downingtown, which started as a bible study in her home. Janet worked as a teacher's aide at Pickering Valley Elementary School. She loved to cook and feed people. Her home was always open. She loved sports, particularly football and basketball. She also loved the beach and collecting cabbage patch dolls and watching westerns. Surviving, along with her husband and father; are two sons, Paul L. Nicholson, Jr. and Joseph C. Nicholson, both of Downingtown; her daughter, Kristina J. Nicholson, of Downingtown; three grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, at Milestone Events, LLC, 600 E. Market St., West Chester. A viewing will be held from 8 to 9:45 a.m. Interment will be at Philadelphia Memorial Park, Frazer. Uplifting Life Services are being arranged by the DeBaptiste Funeral Homes, Inc. of West Chester and Bryn Mawr. Visit www.DeBaptiste.com
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