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Thomas Nicodemus

October 21, 2012
The Herald-Star

NICODEMUS, Thomas O., 76, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at Trinity West Hospital, Steubenville, Ohio

Thomas was born on March 21, 1936, in Coshocton, OH. He was the son of the late David O. and Zelpha O. (Stanton) Nicodemus.

In addition to his parents, Thomas was preceded in death by father- and mother-in-law, Elia and Elizabeth Gesheff; and a brother-in-law, Thomas Gesheff.

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Thomas was a life member of the Ohio Gun Collectors, a patron member of the NRA, former member of the FOE of Follansbee, WV, the Polish Athletic Club of Steubenville, OH, North American Hunting Club, Sugar Run Lodge, and the Hooverson Heights Sports Men Club. He was a retired account supervisor at Weirton Steel Company. Thomas was a member of the Follansbee United Methodist Church.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Helen (Gesheff) Nicodemus of Follansbee, WV; a daughter, Diane (Jay) Mason of East Liverpool, OH; a son, Jeffrey (Dana) Nicodemus of Pittsburgh, PA; three grandchildren, Rachel Mason and Bryan and Elizabeth Nicodemus, all residing at home; a brother, John (Joan) Nicodemus of Bridgeport, OH; two sisters-in-law, Nada (Alvin) Todd of Toronto, OH and Sophie Sanders of Steubenville, OH; and several nieces and nephews.

Thomas has requested a private family viewing and simple cremation.

A public graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, with the Rev. Penny Calmbacher officiating.

Cremation and public graveside service are under the direction and care of the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV.

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