Barbara F. Nicholson of Quincy and Oak Bluffs died on Nov. 3.

After her husband’s retirement, Barbara enjoyed traveling to Europe, spending winters in Florida and summers on Martha’s Vineyard. Barbara found joy when surrounded by her family. She had a loving impact on many, with a strength and compassion that lifted others. She enjoyed quilting and the wonderful friends and pets that made her time enjoyable.

She was married to the late William F. Nicholson Jr. for 65 years. She was the mother of Janet Nicholson-Cronin of Abington, Heather Sexton of California and the late William F. Nicholson 3rd. She was sister to Martha Scott of Florida and the late Lois Iacoviello. She was grandmother to five and is survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Quincy. A celebration of life service will follow in the funeral home at 1 p.m. Interment will be held in Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree.

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