Shirley Nichols, 86, a lifelong resident of Springfield, died Sept. 4. She graduated from Commerce High School and attended courses at local colleges. She was a member of the Jewish Community Center and Temple Beth El where she had been a faithful volunteer. She belonged to the Golden Chain, the ladies’ auxiliary of the Masons. She served as Secretary for Veterans Post 26. She worked in the Springfield Public School system. She is survived by two sons, Maury, and Carl and his wife, Christine; two grandsons, David and Ryan; and a brother, Arthur and his wife, Patricia. Memorial contributions may be made to the children’s fund at Temple Beth El, 979 Dickinson St. Springfield, MA 01108.
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