Naples, FL., formerly of Saugus- Mrs. Joan E. (Esposito) Nicholson, age 81, died on Monday, July 29th at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was the wife of the late George W. Nicholson.
Born in Winthrop and raised in Saugus, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Adeline (D’Arcangelo) Esposito. A graduate of Saugus High School in 1955 she and her husband owned and operated Sanborn News & Convenience Store. They retired to Grantham, NH and then to Naples, FL where she enjoyed the beach, bocce, the pool, the sun and “Happy Hours” with friends and neighbors.
Mrs. Nicholson leaves one son, Timothy Nicholson and his wife Kathy of Saugus; two daughters, Linda Nicholson and her fiancé Dick Stewart of Saugus, and Laura & Doug Nicholson of New Hampshire; and four grandchildren; Julie & her husband Kevin Moccia, Timothy, Bryant and Shelby. She is predeceased by her brother, Nicholas Esposito, and her sister, Geraldine Esposito.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Avenue, Saugus on Thursday 4-8pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 10am. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody.
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