Obituary: Catherine M. Nichols

Catherine M. Nichols, at 81
Catherine M. [Marchetti] Nichols, of Hingham, formerly of Hull, died Jan. 19. She was 81.
Mrs. Nichols was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and attended B.C. School of Nursing. For many years she worked at South Shore Hospital and was an active parishioner at the Church of the Resurrection in Hingham. For the last 10 years she was a resident of Linden Ponds in Hingham, where she greatly enjoyed the community and spending time with friends. Most importantly, her focus in life was her family.
She was the wife of the late John Nichols; loving mother of Dr. Robert McCarthy and wife, Maureen, of Connecticut, Diane Loreth of Braintree, Dominique Lounge of Abington, and Joseph Viola and wife, Christina, of New Hampshire. Mrs. Nichols also was the loving sister of James Marchetti and his wife, Susan Shephard, of Wellesley, and the late John Marchetti and his wife, Janice, of Scituate. She also is survived by 13 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services have been held, with burial at Holy Family Cemetery, Rockland.
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