Mary “Deborah” (Nims) Lis, 84, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Westfield to the late Edward and Frances (Ryder) Nims and was a graduate of Westfield High School. She was employed by Westfield State University in the Continuing Studies department. Mary was predeceased by her beloved husband Chester W. Lis in 2000 and her brother Richard Nims. She is survived by her loving children, Lori Bothwell of Southwick, Thomas Lis of Westfield, Jeffrey Lis and his wife Diane of Agawam and Timothy Lis and his wife Heather of Braintree, MA and her four cherished grandchildren, Josiah, Angelique, Ian and Zoe. Her funeral will be held on Friday at 12 noon in the Firtion Adams FS, 76 Broad St. Westfield, followed by burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Western Ave. Westfield. A visiting hour will precede the service from 11AM-12PM in the funeral home. www.firtionadams.com
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