Nijak, Beverly E., age 80 of West Carrollton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at the Wright Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Fairborn.
She was born on October 18, 1940 in Mishawaka, IN, the daughter of the late Calvin W. & Rose (Schneider) Cook. Mrs. Nijak was a retired employee of the Kettering Foundation with 30 years of service and a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church.
Preceded in death by her husband Norman D. Nijak, her son Jeffrey Nijak, brother Don Cook, and by 2 sisters Clara Griffiths & Marie Griffiths.
She is survived by her 5 loving children Gregory (Jenny) Nijak, Timothy Nijak, Douglas Nijak, Christopher Nijak, and Elizabeth Nijak (Brad Ruppert), daughter-in-law Pam George, 2 brothers John (Fran) Cook & Calvin (Norma) Cook, 10 grandchildren Jonathan, Sean, Jackie, Jordan, Zachary, Elizabeth (Luke) Baker , Olivia, Nick, Jacob & Jamie, 2 great grandchildren Abbigayle & Everett, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 28, 2021 at the St. Henry Catholic Church, 6696 Springboro Pike, Dayton with Father John Griffiths Celebrant. Burial Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Swart Funeral Home, West Carrollton.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio Valley Multiple Sclerosis Society, Fountain Pointe 1, 4665 Cornell Rd. Suite 170, Cincinnati, OH 45241 in Mrs. Nijak’s memory. https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/OHG (please copy link and paste).
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