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Mary Pauline (Nadeau) (Brothers) Nichols

November 23, 1938 ~ September 27, 2017 (age 78)

Mary Pauline (Brothers) Nichols, 78, of No. Franklin, widow of the late Fred Lewis Nichols, Jr., passed away surrounded by her loving family at home on Wednesday evening (Sept. 27, 2017).  Born Nov. 23, 1938 in Norwich, she was the daughter of the late Amedee and Pauline (Piechowski) Nadeau.  Mary had worked as a Certified Nurse’s Aide for the former Colchester Convalescent Home for many years before her retirement.  She was ever devoted to her family and leaves three children, Robert Brothers, Jr. of Newington, Michael Brothers and his wife, Astrid of Colchester and Denise Paul and her husband, Gary of Ledyard (with whom she had most recently made her home); seven grandchildren (and spouses), Kimberly, Stephanie (and Christopher), Jeffrey (and Mallory), Aaron (and Dawnrae), Adam, Andrew (and Kiah) and Tyler; five great grandchildren, Riley, Elijah, Penelope, Annabelle and Malachi; five stepchildren; and numerous extended family and friends.  In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by a son, Brian Brothers; two sisters, Irene Cannon and Veronica Baciewski; and a stepson.  The family will receive guests 2 – 4 PM Sunday (Oct. 1st) at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester.  The Funeral Service will be observed 10:30 AM Monday (Oct. 2nd) directly at the Franklin Congregational Church, 31 Meeting House Road, No. Franklin.  Burial will follow in The Plains Cemetery, No. Franklin.  In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Center for Hospice Care SECT, 227 Dunham St., Norwich 06360.  

Charitable donations may be made to:

Hospice Care of Southeastern Connecticut
227 Dunham Street, Norwich CT 06360

 Service Information

October 1, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT 06415

Funeral Service
October 2, 2017

10:30 AM
Franklin Congregational Church
31 Meeting House Road
North Franklin, CT 06254

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