Anne T. Nichols


Whitehall, New York – Anne T. Nichols, 90, passed away peacefully into the arms of her loving Lord on Monday, July 5, 2021. She was born on July 28, 1930, in Whitehall of the late Frank and Mary (Troy) Dunbar.

She was a 1948 graduate of Whitehall Senior High School and a life-long resident of Whitehall.

Anne had an unwavering faith in God and was a communicant of the former Our Lady of Angels Church, now Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church of Whitehall.

She was a devoted mother, grandmother and wife. She greatly loved spending time with her family and friends.

She worked for more than 20 years for the Whitehall School District in the school cafeteria, capping her career as the chief cook at the elementary school.

In addition to her parents, Anne is predeceased by her husband of 62 years Leonard, her dear sister Mary C. Greenwood and her brothers Fr. Francis Dunbar and John Dunbar.

Anne is survived by her two daughters MaryAnne Waters and her husband Larry and Judy Desmarais and her husband Gary; her sons Timothy and his wife Patty and Thomas and her daughter-in-law Jackie Nichols; her grandchildren Kate, Daniel, Emily, Steven, Matthew, Carly, Troy and Abigail, and her great-children Windham, Weston and Lainee. She also is survived by her sister-in-law Lucy Dunbar Butler.

At her request, there will be no calling hours. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 8, at Our Lady of Hope Parish. Interment will be at Our Lady of Angels cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations may be made in Anne’s name to the Memorial Fund at Our Lady of Hope Church, 9 Wheeler Ave., Whitehall, NY 12887.

Anne’s arrangements are under the care of the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St. in Whitehall.

Online condolences may be made at www.jillsonfuneralhome.com.