LORAIN - Helen B. Nickoloff (nee Mrozowski), 97, of Lorain, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 17, 2013, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain.
She was born August 30, 1915, in Bridgeport, Ohio and moved to Lorain at the age of three. Helen was employed at Goodall Co, Printz & Bederman as a seamstress. She was also employed at the Lorain County Child Support Department for 11 years, retiring in 1977.
Helen loved to bake, cook and garden. She was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Lorain and St. Theresa Society. While she was a resident of Anchor Lodge Nursing Home in Lorain, she was voted Queen in 2011.
She is survived by her sons, Thomas Nickoloff (Carol) of Lorain and Leonard Nickoloff (Kaye) of Vermilion; daughter-in-law, Kathleen Nickoloff of Lorain; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Richard Nickoloff; parents, John and Josephine Mrozowski (nee Detz); brother, Stanley Mroski; and sisters, Anna Czech and Waldreen "Pudgie" Koscho.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave., Lorain. The Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.
Memorial contributions may be made to Nativity BVM Catholic Church, 418 W. 15th St., Lorain, OH 44052.
Online condolences can be made at www.gluvna.net.