Reta Nicholson, 86, died October 27, 2017 at the Oceanside Genesis Healthcare in Hampton, NH.
She was born July 31, 1931 in Ireland, daughter of the late Isaac Allen and Sarah May (Friars) Allen.
Reta grew up in Donegal, Ireland and moved to the United States in 1955. She married Frank Nicholson in 1959 and they lived for 16 years in Woburn, MA raising their two sons. Reta did secretarial work and she was previously employed with J.P. Levin. They moved to NH and resided for over 35 years in Fremont, NH.
Reta enjoyed shopping, taking day trips going places she had never been before, and reading.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, Frank and Reta is survived by her sons, Frank Wesley Nicholson and Steven Allen Nicholson, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 1 sister, Maureen Cassidy of Woburn, MA, 2 nieces and 2 nephews.
There are no calling hours.
A private graveside service will be held at the Village Cemetery, Fremont, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Dr., Suite 110, Bedford, NH 03110.
Brewitt Funeral Home, Raymond, NH is handling the arrangements. To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com