November 22, 1955 - November 21, 2021
Lucinda ‘Cindy” Katherine Pritsch Nicholson, age 65 of Wheeling, WV passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021 in Pittsburgh, PA following many years of courageously living a full productive life with multiple myeloma. She was born November 22, 1955 in Glen Dale, WV daughter of the late John and Ruth Duncan Pritsch. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Jacob Nicholson. Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Gary Nicholson of Wheeling; sister, Rhonda (Russell) Greer of Naples, FL.; one nephew, Ian Greer of Naples; mother-in-law, Bridget Nicholson and sister-in-law, Doreen Nicholson of Pittsburgh; sons Jonathan Holton of Pittsburgh, Michael Starks of Powhatan Point, OH and Allen Hall of Glen Dale, WV. Cindy’s cherished extended family included her aunt and uncle, Dorothy and Bernie Young; her aunt, Mary Ann Duncan and Elizabeth Yoho of Moundsville; many special cousins, spouses and her lifelong special friends. Cindy earned a Master’s Degree from Marshall University, then extended her studies in education at Ohio State. Her career as an educator and counselor placed her in positions at West Virginia Northern Community College, John Marshall High School, Belmont Career Center and abroad teaching English in Krefeld, Germany at the Inlingua Institute. Her dedication and passion in life was enhancing the lives of youth in her community. She believed everyone has a gift and strength to pursue a rewarding life. Cindy and Gary hosted several foster children and all children in need of a “safe place” to be welcomed, loved and encouraged. She and Patty Holden dedicated countless hours to the administration and direction of the Marshall County Youth Group. To honor Cindy, PLEASE find a youth in the community to say an encouraging word, provide a meal, school tuition or just give a pat on the back. At this time there will be no visitation. A celebration/memorial will be held at a later date. Interment will be held at the privacy of the family. Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 1 Ridgecrest Road, Bethlehem/Wheeling.
Lucinda ‘Cindy” Katherine Pritsch Nicholson, age 65 of Wheeling, WV passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021 in Pittsburgh, PA following many years of courageously living a full productive life with multiple myeloma. She was born November... View Obituary & Service Information
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