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“Heaven needed another Angel, and they chose Nikki. My sincerest condolences to Mom, Donna, Taylor, and the whole family. May Nikki find peace now...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Bruce Dunlap - Wilmington, DE

“Taylor, you don't know me, I met your mother through my shopping trips to Acme. What a wonderful, caring person she was. Always a smile no matter...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Diane E.

“Taylor I want you to know how sorry I am to hear of the passing of your dear mother. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Rita Pecorari

“Taylor, we just wanted you to know how sorry we are for the loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. The Valichka Family ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy Valichka - Wilmington, DE

“I knew Nicki when I worked at Brandywine Hilton. She was a giggly little girl. My sister-in-law Carolyn Cushman Nesbitt was great friends with her....Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Dulcie Getchell Baker - Bay City, MI

“Taylor,My prayers are with you.Love,Mrs. McDermott ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“I grew up with Nikki 2 blocks over and when we were around 10 i remember going over her house and going with her family to see the Blue Hen games and...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Lori Irwin - Claymont

“Taken to soon. Condolences to the family ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Robert McCeney - Raleigh, NC

“To Donna: Words cannot express how deeply sorry I am that your sweet little sister has passed. I remember her laughter and the deep love and respect...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Boni Buchanan - Boonsboro, MD

“Nicole, You will forever have a special place in my heart. Someday, we will see each other again. ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Alan Green - Talleyville, DE

“Rest in peace. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Lori Blacker - Landenberg, PA

“Taylor,We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.We all remember your mom fondly from all the...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Taylor,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. We all remember your mother fondly from all the Holy Rosary events through...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Hi Donna just letting you know that I will be with you in heart and soul. Your sister is with those she loves. Thank God for that. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Marie - Belleair Bluffs, FL

“Taylor and family, so sorry for your loss. Now you will have both Nikki and Jonathan watching over you. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Benko - Newark, DE

“I was so sad to hear the news of Nikki's untimely passing. Such a loss of a bright spirit among us. My heart goes out to every family member and I...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Jane Copley - Wilmington, DE

“Taylor and family, please accept my deepest sympathies and condolences on the loss of Nikki. I knew your mom since the third grade at Maple Lane...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Jeffrey Nash - Colorado Springs, CO

“Condolences, thoughts and prayers to family. Nikki was a wonderful soul and will be truly missed. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Michelle Keck - Wilmington, DE

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your friends and family surround you with peace and love during this time of grief and sadness. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Kathy and Jeff Bennett - TX

“Taylor and family I am so sorry for your loss of a awesome ,loving woman. She was a great person to know. I worked with Nikki at Acme . Taylor stay...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Cindy Morse - Newcastle, DE


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Nicole Shaw "Nikki", age 55, of Wilmington, Delaware, died on July 2, 2016.

She attended Claymont High School, where she met many of her lifelong friends. She was a former Front-End Supervisor of Acme Supermarkets, where she worked for 37 years. When she was not around close family and friends, you would always find Nikki tending to her gardens and flowers or flipping through magazines.

She was preceded in death by her beloved son, PFC Jonathan Edward; nephew, Matthew Hall; father, Nicholas Marino; and stepfather, John Markowski.
Nikki is survived by her daughter, Taylor; mother, Edith Markowski; sister, Donna Leslie-Pulak; niece, Kimberly Hall; nephew, Robert Leslie, Jr.; and by many nieces, nephews, and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 3200 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE, on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 12:00PM, where friends may visit with the family at the church from 10:00am-11:45am. Burial will be private.

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