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Obituary for Nichole M. (Alexander) Thrower
Thrower, Nichole M. (Alexander), 42, Portage entered into new life August 17, 2018 at Windber Hospice after a hard fought, courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 2, 1976 in Johnstown the daughter of Richard and Linda (Nolan) Alexander. She is preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents and a nephew Trea Alexander. She was married for 21 years to her best friend Erik Thrower and was the loving mother to Nicholas, Erika, and Ian all at home. She is survived by her parents, sister Kerri and brother Rick all of Portage. Also surviving are her mother and father in law Layton “Cupp” and Lorraine Thrower, and brother in law Greg (Cathy) Thrower all of Portage. Her nephews and nieces include Corey (Tara), Kayla, Abby, Tyler, Ashlyn, Bradyn and Madisyn. Her family was foremost in her life, supporting and cheering on Nick in his band endeavors, Erika in dance, and Ian as a “football mom”. She was an avid reader. Nikki was able to fulfill her childhood dream when she received her nursing degree from Mt. Aloysius. She loved her profession from the first patient until her last position as a nursing supervisor at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Friends received from 2-4 and 6-8 PM Monday at the Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Portage. Funeral Mass 10 AM Tuesday Holy Family Catholic Church, Fr. Thomas Stabile, TOR, celebrant. Committal at St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family ask contributions to Windber Hospice.