She was married to William “Bill” Pickles with whom she celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary on September 20, 2014.
Born in Lowell, MA, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Madeline Stairs.
Nina worked as a material controller for Raytheon of Andover, MA, retiring in 2005.
She was a communicant of St. Andre Bessette Parish in Laconia, NH.
Nina enjoyed gardening and traveling. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children. Her labradoodle, Madeline, was a great comfort to her.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Ryan Clark of N. Chelmsford, MA; one daughter, Kelly Clark of St. Augustine, FL; two stepsons, William and his wife, Diane Pickles of Bradford, MA and Michael Pickles of Pelham, NH; one sister-in-law, Mary Stairs of Chelmsford, MA and many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Raymond Stairs of Lowell, David Stairs of CA and Anthony Stairs of Chelmsford and the half-sister of Robert Weeks-Brill of VT.
Visiting hours Mon. 4 to 8 P.M. Funeral Tues. at 8A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford. Cremation at the Merrimack Crematory. Memorials may be made in her name to the Central NH VNA and Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.