Methuen — Constance J. (Montefusco) Nice Spatola, 84, of Methuen, died unexpectedly Sunday, January 6, 2013 in Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence.
Constance, daughter of the late Henry and Frances (Ursillo) Montefusco, was born in Lawrence on July 23, 1928. She lived in Lawrence most of her life before moving to Methuen over thirty years ago. Constance graduated from Lawrence High School, class of 1945 and was a graduate of Katherine Shepard School of Nursing.
Constance worked for the VNA in Boston's North End for 18 years. She worked at the North End Community Health Center for over ten years and then worked at Regina Cleri in Boston, a home for retired priests. During the 1970’s, Conatance worked as a visiting nurse in Boynton Beach, FL. She enjoyed sewing, dancing and cooking and participating at Senior Link at Free Christian Church. She was a communicant of Corpus Christi Parish and was a member of its St. Rita Sodality.
Constance will be sadly missed by her two daughters; Francesca K. Nice of North Andover and Kathleen Dubois of Vermont; two step-sons, Glenn Spatola and his wife Judy of Seattle, WA and Brian Spatola and his wife Marlene of Florida; two sisters, Edith O’Hearn of North Andover and Marie Sommovigo of Salem, NH; four grandchildren, Joseph, Mary, Renee and Angelica; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, William H. Nice, Jr. and her second husband, Joseph D. Spatola.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Corpus Christi Parish, 35 Essex St., Lawrence on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 10 AM. Burial will follow in Ridgewood Cemetery, North Andover. There are no visiting hours. Contributions may be made to the Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana Farber Cancer Insitutute, 10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02445-9924. To share a condolence online, please go to www.pollardfuneralhome.com or visit Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home on Facebook. Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen is honored to direct the arrangements.