March 30, 1929 - March 6, 2022
PRINCETON – Nellie Filipek, 92, of Princeton, WV, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at her home. Born March 30, 1929 in Oswald, WV, she was the daughter of the late Michael Jacobowski and Alexandria Kolies Jacobowski. Nellie graduated from Mount Hope High School in Mount Hope, WV. She married Joseph J. Filipek on November 11, 1950, with whom she shared 54 loving years. She was a wonderful mother, loving grandmother, talented homemaker and an accomplished cook known for her creative baking. She was a skilled gardener who enjoyed canning and preserving fruits and vegetables from her organic garden. Nellie also enjoyed many types of needlework and various arts and crafts. She was devoted to the Lord and loved going to church, singing hymns and writing poems that praised God. Nellie had a deep love for her children, their spouses and her grandchild. She had a caring spirit- showing compassion and kindness to everyone. She was especially known for her genuine love and care for animals. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph J. Filipek; brothers, Steve and Charlie Jacobowski; and sisters, Anne Cope, Rosie Lechalk, Katherine Cofsky and Frances Webb. Survivors include four children, Rosanna Whittaker (Jodie) of Princeton, Joseph J. Filipek, Jr. (Larry Richardson) of Rehoboth Beach, DE, Rebecca Smith (William) of Bristol, TN and their daughter, Kimberly Daugherty (Christopher) of Pittsburgh, PA and Michael Filipek (Kristal) of Princeton. Nellie was laid to rest Friday, March 11, 2022 beside her beloved husband, Joe, following a private committal service at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. A celebration of Nellie’s life will be held at a future date. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, The Mercer County Animal Shelter or the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.bailey-kirk.com.
PRINCETON – Nellie Filipek, 92, of Princeton, WV, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at her home. Born March 30, 1929 in Oswald, WV, she was the daughter of the late Michael Jacobowski and Alexandria Kolies Jacobowski. Nellie... View Obituary & Service Information
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