Niccole A. “Nicky” (Warmkessel) Chirico, 49, of Walnutport, passed away on August 26, 2021. Born in Allentown, she was the beloved daughter of Gary and Joann (Jones) Warmkessel.
Niccole was a 1990 graduate of Northern Lehigh High School and a proud member of the 1988 girls’ state champion softball team. She continued her softball career at Rutgers University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. Niccole most recently worked at Wegmans as a store clerk. Prior to that, she worked as a special events coordinator at Blue Mountain Ski Resort.
In addition to her parents, Niccole is survived by sons, Joseph Angelo Chirico and Michael Gary Chirico both of Walnutport; sister, Tonya, wife of Derrick Brickhouse of Schnecksville; nephew, Travis Warmkessel and wife, Alyssa along with their daughter, Allana Mae; and nieces Darian and Dakota Brickhouse. She is also survived by fiancé, Ryan Rute with whom she resided, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A viewing will be held from 6 to 7:30 PM on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Harding Funeral Home, Inc., 25-27 N. Second St., Slatington, PA 18080, with a funeral service to immediately follow at 7:30PM.
Contributions may be made in Niccole’s memory to the Allentown Area Corvette Club, P.O. Box 90896, Allentown PA 18109, Attn: Angel 34. Online condolences may be recorded at www. hardingfuneralhomeinc.com.