Ludger N. “Paul” Nichols, 92, of Winthrop, peacefully passed away at home on August 14, 2020. Paul was the beloved husband of Carol H. (Bristol) Nichols. Born in Berlin, NH, Paul was the cherished son of the late Joseph L. and Kathleen J. (Burke) Nichols.
Paul grew up in East Boston and graduated from BC High School class of 1946. He proudly served the country as a United States Marine Corps from 1946 - 1951 and returned to get a Bachelor’s Degree from Boston College in 1954. He married his best friend and life partner, Carol in 1958 and settled in Winthrop to raise their family. Paul loved to read, drive and travel and particularly loved spending time in St. Simons Island, Georgia.
Besides his wife Carol, Paul leaves behind his son Paul and daughter-in-law Kelly Nichols of Winthrop and daughter Kathleen and son-in-law Steve Druckenmiller of St. Simons Island, Georgia and his grandchildren, Jessica and Justin Nichols. Paul was the dear brother of Helen Nickerson of Malden and was preceded in death by sisters Helen Wallace and Kathleen Fallon.
A Funeral Mass will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St. Winthrop, on Friday, August 21, at 10AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Please go directly to church. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 309 Waverley Oaks Rd. Waltham, MA. 02452.