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Richard S. Nicholls, 69

Obit Richard S. NichollsMarlborough – Richard S. “Happy” Nicholls, 69, of Marlborough, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Schuyler B. Hoar Jr. and Eleanor (Collins) Hoar Nicholls, and the husband of Sandra (Russell) Nicholls. He had also been the husband of the late Donna (Arseneault) Nicholls.

Raised in Revere, he attended Revere High School. He had been self-employed for over 20 years as a repair technician and service consultant for the autowash industry. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Marlborough.

Aptly nicknamed “Happy,” he found pleasure in sailing, fishing, cars, trucks, his friends, and his grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his son, Scott Nicholls and his wife Christen of Uniontown, Ohio; his daughters, Felicia Nicholls Ryan and her husband Scott of Barre and Julie Robertson and her husband Daniel of Uxbridge; his stepson, Paul McKenzie and his wife Nancy of Oakhah; his brothers, Paul Nicholls and his wife Debbie of Saugus and John Nicholls and his wife Gail of Middleton; and six grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held Friday, Aug. 16, from 5 – 7 p.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen St., 2nd Floor, Framingham, MA 01701.

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