• November 9, 1922 - October 8, 2017
  • Richmond, Virginia

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NICHOLAS, Louise B., age 94, of Richmond, VA peacefully passed away at home on Sunday, October 8, 2017. She was preceded in death by her beloved children, Holly A Roper, Bruce B Nicholas; and husband, Paul H Nicholas. She is survived by 3 children, Kathryn N Davis, Paul W Nicholas, Louise Nancy Nicholas; 2 grandchildren, Marc Roper and Janet Henderson; as well as 6 great grandchildren. Born in Newport, RI to a military family, she grew up in Weymouth, MA. Married to Paul H. Nicholas for over 67 years, she met her husband while working as a secretary for the US Army in Boston.
Louise was devoted to her family, loved animals and children, and was an extraordinary cook, creating delicious holiday meals. She was a girl scout leader, "Saleswoman of the Year" while working for Miller & Rhoads department store for 14 yrs. She volunteered as a "pink lady" at Chippenham Hospital. She was always thinking of others first and was kind to everyone. A devoted Catholic her whole life, funeral service will be held at St. Edwards Catholic Church, 2700 Dolfield Dr., N. Chesterfield, VA 23235 on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 1:00pm. Interment will follow at Virginia Veterans Cemetery of Amelia, VA. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8pm Monday, October 16, 2017 at the Huguenot Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1020 Huguenot Rd., Midlothian, VA. 23113. Memorial contributions can be made to the Richmond Animal League or the SPCA. Condolences may be offered at woodyfuneralhomehuguenot.com