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Frances A. Rood (Nickie)
Born February 5, 1920 in Hull, England to John and Margaret Nicodemusson. Passed away, October 6, 2012 at the age of 92. Nickie spent her childhood and young adult life in England through WWII. During the war Nickie served in the British Royal Air Force where she met Meral Rood serving in the US Army. They were married and returned to the USA after the War. They settled in Long Beach, Ca where she lived until Meral passed away. Nickie then set residence at Sunrise of La Palma where she lived until she passed. Nickie was a long time employee of See's Candy and was the manager of the Lakewood Mall store until she retired. Nickie and Meral loved to travel and go on cruises and they went on several. However, Nickie and Meral's favorite vacation spot was Maui, Hi. where they could just relax and walk on the beach. Nickie is survived by her son, Michael; daughter-in-law, Kathie; grandson, Craig Benefield; great granddaughters, Emma and Addison Benefield, numerous nephews and nieces. Frances will be missed by all. Memorial Service Thursday, October. 11, 11:00 A.M., Hope Chapel, Forest Lawn, Cypress. Please sign the guest book at www.presstelegram.com/obituaries.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram from Oct. 9 to Oct. 11, 2012