SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

December 21, 2013

Nicholas J. Niland, 18


Hampstead, NH — Nicholas J. Niland, 18, of Hampstead, N.H., formerly of Derry, N.H., died December 10, 2013, at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, as a result of an accident, where he was a passenger in a car that hit a tree in Salisbury, Mass.

Born in Derry, N.H., he was slated to graduate from Pinkerton Academy. He loved cars, girls, friends, and especially his Dad. His Facebook page is filled with tearful tributes from all those whose life he touched.

Nicholas is the treasured son of Christopher P. Niland of Hampstead, N.H., who devoted his life to Nick as a single dad. He is also survived by his heart-broken grandparents, William and Sara (Savy) Niland of Topsfield, Mass.; his adored uncle, Bill Niland and Carolyn St. Onge of Seabrook, N.H.; a cherished cousin, Samantha Niland; his girlfriend, Gabi Ricker; and many, many friends.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral arrangements are private. A Celebration of Life will be held.

The Nicholas J. Niland Memorial Fund is being established.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Boles Memorial-Baron-McAuliffe-Yameen Funeral Home, 184 Jackson St., Lawrence, MA 01841.