Evelyn Nicholson, 67, of Winter Springs, Fla., (formally Cape Coral), passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at her home in the loving care of her family.
Evelyn Ines Mary Meilak was born in New York City Oct. 24, 1946. She married Ray T. Nicholson Aug. 19, 1967 in New York City. She graduated from Barry University. She proudly owned and operated New Beginnings (Adult Day Training) in Cape Coral. She was a long-term care ombudsman for the Department of Elder Affairs for the State of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ines and Angelo; parents, Mathew and Antoinette; sister, Barbara; and daughter, Amy-Noel.
She is survived her husband, Ray; granddaughter, Eva Marie; loving nieces and nephews, Scott, Kevin (Terri), Danette (Robert), Jacqueline (Sam), Lori, Albert (Melissa), John, Tammie and Kate; and her many beloved great-nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life memorial is being held Saturday, May 17, at 10 a.m., in the Trellis Garden at Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 North Forest Ave., Orlando.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Evelyn's name to Hope Hospice, 2430 Diplomat Parkway, East, Cape Coral, FL 33909.