Paula Anne Nichols, 70, of New Harbor, died on Sunday evening, February 19, 2023 at her home. She was born October 26, 1952 in Taunton, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Maurice and Joyce (Belanger) Boucher.
She was a graduate of Taunton High School, a member of the class of 1971 and Bristol/Plymouth Vocational School in 1980. She worked as a nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital in Middleboro, Massachusetts and later at Morton Hospital in Taunton. Paula enjoyed creating oil paintings and quilts, and she was a great lover of cats.
Paula is survived by: her husband of twenty-five years Francis J. Nichols of New Harbor; a son David A. Boucher and his wife Kristina M. of Newcastle; a granddaughter Adeline M.; a sister Karin Donahue of Florida, a brother David M. Boucher of Edgecomb, and a sister Deborah Brazil of New Harbor.
Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for a time of visitation 4-6 PM on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine. A private graveside service will be held in the spring at the convenience of her family. Interment will be in the New Harbor Cemetery.
Should Friends so desire, donations may be made in Paula’s memory to Midcoast Humane, 5 Industrial Parkway, Brunswick, MAINE 04011.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543. Condolences, and messages for her family, may be expressed by visiting: www.StrongHancock.com.
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