It is with great sadness that the family of Janice Mary Berkheiser Nicholson announce her passing on December 31, 2021.
Janice was born July 18, 1933, in Dallastown, PA. She graduated from York Catholic High School in 1951. She received her nursing degree from the St. Joseph School of Nursing in Lancaster, PA in 1954. She spent most of her nursing career in the Silver Spring, MD area. She retired at the age of 70 from a long tenure at Montgomery General Hospital in Olney, MD.
Janice as predeceased by her parents Helen and John Berkheiser and her husband Donald Lee Nicholson.
She will be lovingly remembered by her son David and his wife Jeanette, her grandchildren Tara and her husband Grant Gelven, Jessica and her husband Scott Grigsby, and Christopher Nicholson, great grandchildren Kayleigh Grigsby, Berkeley Gelven and Addalyn Grigsby, sister Suzanne and her husband Lon Kahler, her nephews Shawn, Jason, and family.
Visitation will be held at Roy W. Barber Funeral Home, 21525 Laytonsville Road, Laytonsville, MD from 11am to 1pm. A funeral service at 1pm. Interment will follow at Salem United Methodist Cemetery in Brookeville, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in the name of Janice to the St. Jude’s Children’s Memorial Hospital, located at 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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