March 19, 1982 - January 11, 2021
Nicole C. Brudowsky
March 19, 1982 – January 11, 2021
Nicole “Nickie” Brudowsky, 38 of Portland, Oregon passed away from cancer on January 11, 2021 peacefully in her sleep surrounded by caring family and friends.
Nickie was born in Las Vegas Nevada on March 19, 1982 and moved to Northwest Pennsylvania during her childhood until graduating from Hickory High School. She grew up immersed in a wide variety of life experiences which left an indelible impression. Upon graduation she matriculated to Kent State University in Ohio and pursing a degree in Graphic Arts. She then relocated to Portland Oregon and continued her art education in a variety of mediums.
Nickie worked in a variety of positions including IT work, web design, commercial art, as well as the restaurant industry. She had a deep love of the cultural arts in all its expressions.
Nickie is survived by her biological mother Lorna Cupuzzi, her adoptive father Charles Brudowsky, brother Joel Brudowsky, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews.
Nicole is preceded in death by her adoptive mother Joan Mae Campbell Brudowsky
Nicole will be cremated and an outdoor memorial gathering held with a symbolic tree planting and disbursement of the ashes at a later point and time to be determined. Cremation services are being handled by Omega Funeral and Cremation Service.
Memorial donations can be made to the Oregon Health and Science University Hospital, Cancer Department, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239
The family of Nicole wishes to thank OHSU, Season Hospice and Palliative Care, and her loving friends and family members.
Why must parents say goodbye?
Every time children die –
The angels cry.