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Edith C (Nickerson) Brigham

January 25, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Edith Brigham Obituary

Edith C. (Nickerson) Brigham passed away on January 25, 2024, at the age of 95.

Beloved wife of the late Richard I. Brigham Sr. Loving mother of son Richard I. Brigham Jr. and his wife Susan Burchill of Yarmouth, daughter Wanda L. Brigham-O'Meara and her late husband Robert of Plymouth, son Ronald N. Brigham and his wife Ellen of Weymouth, and the late daughter Sandra L. Brigham-Aalto. Also survived by Sandra’s husband Mike Aalto of Pembroke. Sister of the late Virginia Sampson, Marjorie Raleigh, and Joanne Spring. AIso survived by 14 Grandchildren, 15 Great Grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Edith lived in Hull for most of her younger years and moved to Weymouth where she and her husband raised their family. Edith graduated Hingham High School class of 1946. She retired from the Quincy District Court as a Supervisor of Probation. Edith loved cake decorating and made many cakes for all occasions like weddings, birthdays, and any other celebration. She enjoyed sewing and made many things for her beloved grandchildren. She also loved traveling especially cruises and road trips. She enjoyed whitewater rafting and hiking with her late husband Richard. She was an avid sports fan, loved football, especially the New England Patriots, and was a big Tom Brady fan. Also enjoyed the Boston Red Sox and traveled to watch them many times for Spring training in Florida.

Visiting Hours will be held on Friday February 2nd, 2024, from 12-2pm at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel, 21 Pond St Hingham followed by a Celebration of Life reception in the Lincoln Room at the South Shore Country Club 274 South Street Hingham from 2:30-5:30pm. A private family burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Joslin Diabetes Foundation 1 Joslin Place, Boston MA, 02215. For more information and online guestbook please go to

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