Helen Nigels

Helen Nigels, age 97, died on October 31 at Oak Hammock. She lived in Florida for most of her life, graduating from Clearwater High School and working in the Dunedin area with husband David Nigels in a family-owned citrus business. She was preceded in death by David and daughter Debe. Survivors include daughter Vanda O’Neill, one grand-daughter and two great-grandsons, along with her brother John Hornbuckle of Belleair Beach.
At Helen’s request there will be no service. She donated her body to the University of Florida for medical research and her brain to the UF Center for Neurodegenerative Research.
The family wishes to express its appreciation for the excellent care Helen received while residing in the Health Pavilion at Oak Hammock for the past several years.

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