Nicole Ann Chidovich, age 36 of Ranshaw passed away Thursday evening at her residence.
Born in Ashland on April 4, 1980 she was the daughter of Charles and Patricia Marie (Higgins) Chidovich of Den-Mar Gardens.
Nicole was a 1998 graduate of Mount Carmel Area High School. She also attended Penn State University, Hazleton Campus and was a graduate of the Schuylkill Institute of Business and Technology, Pottsville.
She was presently employed at Tri-State Envelope Corporation, Ashland. She previously worked as a phlebotomist at Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital and at the former St. Catherine’s Medical Center, Ashland.
Nicole was a friendly and outgoing person. She enjoyed hiking, bicycling, outdoor music festivals and arts and crafts shows. She also loved painting and other arts and crafts projects. Nicole was of the Russian Orthodox Catholic faith and was a member of St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, Mt. Carmel.
Surviving in addition to her parents are uncles and aunts, John Chidovich of Mt. Carmel, Martin Higgins and his wife Jana of Hummelstown, Kenneth Higgins and his wife Lorrie of Mt. Carmel and Sharon Colclaugh of Galena, Maryland ; and many cousins.
There will be no public viewing. An Orthodox service and burial in St. Michael’s Orthodox Cemetery, Mt. Carmel Township with Fr. John Edward officiating will be private at the convenience of the family.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, 131 N. Willow St., Mt. Carmel, PA 17851.
Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mt. Carmel, PA, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor is in charge of the arrangements. To leave a condolence for the family, please sign the guestbook at www.stutzfuneralhome.com.