NEW BERN - Janice Lancaster Nicholson, 62, 1822 Beaufort St., New Bern died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.
She was a 1968 graduate of J. T. Barber High School and received her Bachleor of Science, Master of Science Doctorate degrees in Chemistry from Howard University.
She was a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and was Administrative Assistant for the President of Howard University. Her spiritual membership was with Immmaculate Conception Catholic Church of Upper Marlboro, MD and St. Paul Catholic Church.
Her funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband, Jesse Nicholson of the home; one daughter, Ellen Jones and husband, Daniel of Upper Marlboro, Md.; one grandchild, Alanna Jones; two sisters, Marie Jones of New Bern and Constance Batts of Bellport, Long Island, N.Y.; one brother, George B. Brooks of New Bern.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Viewing will be Sunday from 1to 3:30 p.m. at Oscar's Mortuary. Online condolences are received at oscarsmortuary.com.