Jean S. "Miss Jean" Niziolek(1958 - 2014)

Jean S. Niziolek

"Miss Jean"

AGE: 56 • Newark

Jean S. Niziolek, "Miss Jean", passed peacefully at her home in Newark, Delaware on Friday, July 11, 2014. Jean was born in Wilkes-Barre Pa in 1958, the daughter of John and the late Theresa Tapajcik. After graduating from Wilmington University and Cecil County College, Miss Jean worked as a nurse for Christiana Care Health System at both the Christiana and Wilmington Hospitals. Jean humbly, proudly, and discreetly received numerous nursing excellence awards during her career. After her family, Jean enjoyed interior decorating, having an uncanny ability to brighten a room with her choice of fabrics and furniture.

Jean is survived by her husband of 35 years, Barry J. Niziolek; her sons Kyle C. Niziolek, M.D. and Cory B. Niziolek; her father, John Tapajcik; her sister and brother-in law, Karen & Jim Schnyderite; her father and mother-in-law Ben & Helen Niziolek; her sister-in-law Nadine Fiske; her nephews & spouses, James & Courtney Schnyderite, their children Jillian and Jordyn; and John & Sarah Schnyderite.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Tuesday, July 15, from 11:30AM - 1PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2PM at St. Thomas More Oratory, 45 Lovett Avenue, Newark, DE. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Miss Jean may be made to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Newark, DE 19711; or Johns Hopkins University for Pancreatic Cancer Research, Ralph H. Hruban, M.D., Johns Hopkins Medical Insititutions, 401 North Broadway, Weinberg 2242, Baltimore, MD 21231-2410.

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3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
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Published in The News Journal from July 13 to July 15, 2014