Lourdes A. Nicolas, 86, of Cottonwood, died Dec. 26, 2007. She was born Feb. 17, 1921, in the Philippines, the daughter of Amando S. and Rosario C. Alto.
A graduate of University of Sto. Tomas (Philippines), where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy, Mrs. Nicolas worked as chief pharmacist for the Metro Drug Corporation. She also worked for the Benquet-Dizon Mines, both in the Philippines.
Mrs. Nicolas enjoyed playing the piano, reading, listening to classical and easy listening music.
Two sisters, Carmen A. Gonzales and Angelita A. Torres, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Salvador Nicolas; a daughter, Mary Ann N. Bonfig (Daniel) of Cottonwood; four sisters, Zenaida C. Alto of California, Corazon A. Bolunia, Natividad A. Ramirez (Virgilio), and Letecia A. Perez (Roland), all of the Philippines; and two grandchildren.
A memorial Mass was held Thursday, Jan. 3, in the Immaculate Conception Church.
Any memorial contributions may be made to the family through Mary Ann N. Bonfig, 1859 Shawnee Trail, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 (928-646-6582).
An online guestbook is available at www.westcottfuneralhome.com.