Dorothy Able Scholl Nicholas
Dorothy Able Scholl Nicholas, 78, wife of the late Gary G. Nicholas, M.D., died in her home Dec. 14, 2017. Born in Bath, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Catherine (Able) Scholl.
She was a graduate of St. Luke’s School of Nursing and had worked as a visiting nurse in Philadelphia, an utilization review nurse at Hershey Medical Center and the office manager for her husband. Their work together was of the highest quality of care and compassion unsurpassed in the health care industry.
Her service over her lifetime included school boards, garden clubs, League of Women Voters, parish nursing, deacon at Faith Presbyterian Church and planning commission to name a few. Her creativity in her free time included writing children’s books, watercolor, gardening and loving all her children.
She is survived by children, Jonathan, David and Heather; grandchildren, Benjamin, Jacob, Rebekah, Nathan and Connor; two great-grandsons, Brycen and Grayson; brother, David Scholl.
Memorial donations may be made to the Emmaus Garden Club Scholarship Fund, in memo please put Dorothy Abel Scholl Nicholas. Donations may be made to Rosemary Gish Ebersole, 445 Rock Cliff Road, Emmaus, 18049.
Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.