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Claire Theresa Nichols, 80, passed away peacefully at Sutter Roseville Hospital on Wednesday October 19, 2016 surrounded by family members.

Claire was born to Patrick and Gerta Loftus of Massachusetts. At 19, she married the love of her life, Joseph Littlefield until he passed in 1971. Later Claire married James Nichols until he passed in 1981.

Claire retired from Sutter-Yuba Behavioral Health on December 1, 2015 after 35 years of dedicated service. She was an avid reader and bingo player, enjoying her time spent with her "bingo buddies".

Claire is survived by her sister Kathy Sutton (Bill) of Massachusetts, her five children: Theresa Vasquez (Carlos); Donna Johnston (Michael); Sandra Littlefield Cariker; Shelley Davis (Rusty); and Steve Littlefield as well as grandchildren Brad Cariker (Loree); Joe Cariker; Kimberly Zammit (Jeremiah); Shelby Davis; Randy Davis; Alonzo Vasquez; Zachary Vasquez along with great grandchildren Alekxander Cariker, Lyrica Cariker and Hunter Zammit.

Claire was preceded in death by husbands Joseph Littlefield and James Nichols; her parents Gerta and Patrick Loftus.

The funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Marysville on Wednesday, October 26th at 11:00 a.m. Reception will be held in the Parish Hall after the service; burial to follow.

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to St. Joseph Church, 702 C Street, Marysville, CA 95901.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Oct. 23 to Oct. 25, 2016
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