NICHOLAS, Charlene E. Age 80, of Siesta Key, Florida, formerly of Dayton, passed away Monday, July 23, 2018 in Canton, Ohio. Charlene was a graduate of Springfield High School and attended Wittenberg University before taking her position as a court reporter for the Dayton Municipal Courts. She became a freelance court reporter and established her own company, Charlene E. Nicholas Court Reporters Inc. Charlene enjoyed playing golf at Miami Valley Country Club; was an accomplished cook who loved to entertain family and friends; had a great appreciation for art, traveling to many art shows with her friends and was a longtime member of The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Nick; and her parents, Charles & Bessie Engle. Charlene is survived by her son & daughter-in-law, George & Tessa Nicholas of Carrboro, NC; her daughter & son-in-law, Chryssa & Tom Hartnett of Canton, OH; grandchildren, Julia, Laynie, Allie, & Niko; sister & brother-in-law, Janice & Dick Johnson of Blountville, TN; sisters-in-law, Maria Caras of Dayton & Marcina Hadjis of Temecula, CA; numerous nieces & nephews; and many other relatives & friends. Funeral service 11:00 AM Friday, August 10, 2018 at The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 500 Belmonte Park North with Father Joseph Gingrich officiating. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 AM Friday until service time. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Charlene's memory. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Marker & Heller Funeral Homes, North Main Street Chapel
Published in Dayton Daily News on Aug. 5, 2018.