Nicole Annette Lapata

June 8, 1962 ~ April 26, 2018 (age 55)

Nicole A. Lapata, 55, of Sandusky passed away peacefully Thursday, April 26, 2018 in the Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky following a one-year battle with cancer.

She was born June 8, 1962 in Sandusky where she was a life long resident. Nicole was a 1980 graduate of Perkins High School. She was employed as a bus driver for Perkins Public Schools for the past ten years. Prior to this, she had worked for Eastern News for twenty years. Nicole was a great storyteller and enjoyed her dog Molly.

She is survived by her parents, Tony and Pat (Thompson) Lapata of Sandusky; one brother, Mark Lapata of Sandusky; two sisters, Tracie (Scott) Mattlage of Norwalk and Karee Lapata of Miamisburg, Ohio; special friends, Loretta, Pat, Carl Kennison of Bellevue; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, April 28, 2018 at The Chapel, 4444 Galloway Road, Sandusky. Pastor Eric M. Lapata, nephew of the deceased, will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.

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