Our hearts are shattered by the loss of our loving and devoted mom, cherished wife, loyal sister, fun grandma, and caring friend, Helen Martha Nicola. Our flower loving, Pinterest pinning, Facebook following warrior of a woman lost the 8-month battle to bile duct cancer on September 15, 2019 in Bonita Springs, Florida. While she joined her mom and dad (Lillian and Leo Grabiasz) Aunt, Christine Grabiasz, mother and father in law, Rose and Bill Nicola and other wonderful family and friends in Heaven, her spirit lives on here on earth with her husband, Dr. Robert Nicola, children, Lisa Nicola, Linda Nicola Feehan (Greg), Bill Nicola (Amy) and Dr. Bob Nicola ( Melissa), treasured grandchildren, Will, Claire, Olivia, Rylee, Sophia and Landyn, sister, Lee Giordano (Russ), niece, Roxanne Sternfeld (Michael, Jordan and Peyton), and sister in law, Carol (Ralph). A Celebration of Helen's Life will be held on October 20, 2019 from 12:00-3:00pm at Stuart Manor at the Celery Flats 7340 Garden Lane, Portage, MI 49002. In lieu of flowers, donations under Helen's name would be greatly appreciated at Portage Community Outreach Center (portagecommunitycenter.org) or the Michigan Garden Clubs Scholarship Program (michigangardenclubs.org) or just plant a flower and dedicate it to Helen. The full obituary and online condolences are available at www.ShikanyFuneralHome.com.