Nina M. (Stairs) Pickles of Laconia, NH, formerly of Chelmsford, MA

 

5493 PicklesNina M. (Stairs) Pickles, 68, of Laconia, NH, formerly of Chelmsford, MA died Thursday, April 2, 2015 surrounded by her loving family at her home.

She was married to William “Bill” Pickles with whom she celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary on September 20, 2014.

Born in Lowell, MA, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Madeline Stairs.

Nina worked as a material controller for Raytheon of Andover, MA, retiring in 2005.

She was a communicant of St. Andre Bessette Parish in Laconia, NH.

Nina enjoyed gardening and traveling.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her children.  Her labradoodle, Madeline, was a great comfort to her.

Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Ryan Clark of N. Chelmsford, MA; one daughter, Kelly Clark of St. Augustine, FL; two stepsons, William and his wife, Diane Pickles of Bradford, MA and Michael Pickles of Pelham, NH; one sister-in-law, Mary Stairs of Chelmsford, MA and many nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Raymond Stairs of Lowell, David Stairs of CA and Anthony Stairs of Chelmsford and the half-sister of Robert Weeks-Brill of VT.

Visiting hours Mon. 4 to 8 P.M. Funeral Tues. at 8A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford. Cremation at the Merrimack Crematory. Memorials may be made in her name to the Central NH VNA and Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

  1. Marilyn Bruno says:

    Nina was a wonderful person and full of fun. I worked with her in Lowell @ Raytheon. I just heard from a friend about her passing. She was a special lady I have always liked from the day I met her. God Bless you Nina.

  2. James Wain says:

    Bill, I am so sorry for your loss. Marie and I wish to send our condolences to you . You can be assured of my prayers for you and Nina. May she rest in peace. God bless.

  3. Rubyann Savastano says:

    Dear Billy: So sorry to hear about the loss of your beautiful wife NINA. I am remembering the ‘good ole days’ at Raytheon. You were such a loving couple. I am sending you and your family loving thoughts and many prayers.

    From Rubyann

  4. norma acton says:

    Nina was my dearest friend who loved everyone and truly was a great example. Personally she was always there for me and I am very grateful. My heart is with Bill, Kelly, Ryan and all of her extended family at this difficult time. My comfort is knowing that she is in God’s home (probably hollering at Collette).

    • Kelly clark says:

      Awwwww….thanks Norma! You were a great friend to mom❤️She was very selective about her FL friends. Lol! You made her time there pleasant. She enjoyed scanning all those photos w you, and I kno that brought a lot of peace to her heart. Thanx again

  5. Sue & Ken Gendron says:

    So sad to hear about my dear cousin’s death. Nina and I had wonderful memories of spending time at our Memere & Pepere Lavigne’s home on Branch Street, and when visiting each other’s homes. I will miss her.

    Ken & I offer our sincere condolences to you, Bill, Kelly, and Ryan and family.

    • Kelly clark says:

      Thank you dear people. She may now rest w all whom she loved and have gone before her. Miss that sweet smile n lovely lady.

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