Mary Lou Nicolella
Saturday
20
November

Calling Hours

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, November 20, 2021
West Charlton United Presbyterian Church
1331 Sacandaga Rd.
West Charlton, New York, United States
5188829874
Saturday
20
November

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Saturday, November 20, 2021
West Charlton United Presbyterian Church
1331 Sacandaga Rd.
West Charlton, New York, United States
5188829874
Saturday
20
November

Burial

1:15 pm
Saturday, November 20, 2021
West Charlton Cemetery
2340-2342 NY 67
West Charlton, New York, United States

Obituary of Mary Lou Nicolella

      Mary Lou Nicolella, 64, of Amsterdam, passed away on October 26, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. 

   Born in Amsterdam, NY on December 22, 1956 a daughter of the late Charles and Lillian “Betty”  Lachtrupp Chriss.  She was a lifelong area resident and was a 1974 graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School.   She attended the former Royal Barber and Beauty School in Schenectady and received her license as a cosmetologist. 

     Mary Lou was employed at Mr. G’s in Gloversville. She then opened her own at-home daycare so she could spend time with her daughter. She volunteered her time as a PTA member and Brownies mom. She went on to work at Fantastic Sams for a few years. She retired in 2019 with 25+ years as a Direct Care Specialist at Liberty Enterprises.  She loved spending time with family and friends and enjoyed crocheting, knitting and reading. 

     She is survived by; her daughter Laura Beth (Brenda LoDico) Nicolella of Saratoga Springs,  a cherished granddaughter,  Sophia Louise LoDico-Nicolella, sisters Sharon Bellamy of Hagaman and Susan Manell of Amsterdam, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

     The family will receive relatives and friends at the West Charlton United Presbyterian Church, 1331 Sacandaga Road, West Charlton, NY  from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon on Saturday, November 20th prior to the 12:00 noon funeral service with Pastor Tom Gregg presiding. Interment will follow in the West Charlton Cemetery.  All are welcome to join for a reception at the church following burial.

     Memorial contributions may be made to: West Charlton United Presbyterian Church, 1331 Sacandaga Road, West Charlton, NY 12010  or The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, 1405 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30322.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Betz, Rossi and Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave, Amsterdam, NY 12010.  Please leave condolences online at www.brbsfuneral.com 

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