In Memoriam : Barbara Nichols

Barbara Nichols Barbara Helen Nichols - age: 99
(September 25, 1914 to May 14, 2014 )
Resident of Hollis, Maine

Visitation Information:
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 14 at 11 AM at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill Road in Hollis. Per her wishes, Barbara wished to have her body donated for medical science.

Obituary:
HOLLIS- Barbara Helen Nichols, age 99, passed away on May 14, 2014 at the Gorham House.
She was born in Haverhill, MA on Sept. 25, 1914, a daughter of the late Arthur and Sylvia (Gorman) Bean. Barbara graduated from South Portland High School as a salutatorian and went on to attend Katharine Gibbs College in Boston and Gray’s Business School.
For a while, Barbara was a teacher at Gray’s Business School. In 1943, she moved to Hollis and began raising a family.
Later she worked as a secretary to the MSAD #6 Superintendent and served as a selectperson for the Town of Hollis for one term. Barbara was proud to be a founding member of the former Hollis Health Council.
Barbara enjoyed scrabble, gardening, bird watching, playing croquet, was an avid reader, enjoyed cross-stitching, playing piano and cooking.
She was an active member of the Sunshine Club.
She is predeceased by her husband Lawson Nichols.
Barbara is survived by her sons- William of Hollis, Stephen of Buxton, Nathan of Dayton, and Charles of Redmond, WA; daughters- Sylvia Smith of Hollis, Margaret Emmons of Hollis, and Mary Nichols of Buxton; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 14 at 11 AM at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill Road in Hollis. Per her wishes, Barbara wished to have her body donated for medical science.
Arrangements are with Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home – Buxton. www.dcpate.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 80 Pleasant Hill Road, Hollis, Maine 04042 or to a charity of your choice.








Mary Sanborn - May 23, 2014Contact this person Contact this person
To the family of Barbara Nichols, Our heartfelt condolences go out to you at this difficult time. Barbara was a wonderful lady. I so enjoyed our conversations and her good food at the Sunshine club meetings. Such good memories May all your wonderful memories of her sustain you at this difficult time. With great sympathy. Mary and David Sanborn



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