Roberta Nicolella
William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd. - Washington
925 Allison Avenue
Washington, PA

Roberta "Bobbie Jeanne" Nicolella, 73, of Silver Spring, Md., formerly of Washington, died Monday, October 18, 2021, in Fairfax Hospital, Virginia.

She was born on December 25, 1947, in Washington, a daughter of the late Robert Joseph Nicolella, Sr., and Virginia Ruth Chicone Stathas.

Bobbie Jeanne was a 1965 graduate of Washington High School.

Ms. Nicolella worked for 30 years as a medical record keeping instructor at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

A talented amateur painter, she was an excellent soprano, published poet, and a very well-rounded traveler.

Surviving are three brothers, William "Bill" Nicolella, Anthony G. "Tony" Nicolella, and Robert J. Nicolella, Jr., all of Washington; two sisters, Mary Jo (Tony) Verardi, of O'Hara Township, and Barbara R. Nicolella, of McMurray; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2 until 3:30 p.m., the time of a eulogy, Thursday, October 28, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington.

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Published by Observer-Reporter from Oct. 19 to Oct. 26, 2021.
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I am heartsick to hear about Roberta. She was a work colleague and although she had recently retired, I had hoped she would finally be able to enjoy her retirement and pursue her passions.
Puller Lanigan
October 27, 2021
Deepest love and hugs for family. We were all children together and classmates in school. Bobbi was beautiful inside and out and blessed us all. Rest in peace our dear sweet friend.
Denny and Joyce Evans Zullo
October 20, 2021
Sincere Condolences to the Nicolella family...I met Bobbie Jean in 8th grade at Wash High..Iived on Addison Street in West End...and one winter day as I met my friend Bob Warnick to walk to school...He asked if I wanted to ride with his sister Marsha and her friend...we stopped at the Nicolella house and Bob's sister and her friend Bobbie Jean came out and we got in Bobbie's car and rode to Wash High...From then on we rode to school with Bobbie Jean and Marsha the entire was sooooooo cool riding with Bobbie who was really nice and Marsha who at the time was Head Majorette for Wash High Band.......GREAT MEMORIES of a really nice lady....
Michael A. Mathis
October 19, 2021
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