Nick Comadena, 92, of Logan, Utah, died Wednesday, April 24. Nick was one of seven sons and one daughter born to Mary Semich and Steve Comadena in Allenport, Pa. He was born Dec. 10, 1920. Nick was a World War II veteran that served in the Philippines for two years as an Army sharp shooter. After the war, Nick worked for 40 years at Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel plant. Nick married the only true love of his life Clara (Ernst) Comadena. Nick and Clara recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.
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Nick is survived by his wife Clara (Ernst); two sons, Steve Allen (Mary Jean) Comadena of Riverside, Calif., and Larry Edward (Tina) Comadena of Logan, Utah; six grandchildren, Stephanie Comadena, Sean (Mara) Comadena, Nikila (Juan) Lopez, K.C. (Mel) Comadena, Cole Comadena and Kaden Comadena; five great-grandchildren, Jansen Comadena, Portia Lopez, Ellis Comadena, Joaquin Lopez and Rockwell Comadena; two brothers, Milton Comadena of Belle Vernon, Pa., and George Comadena of Charleroi, Pa.; and one sister, Anna Mae Comadena of Las Vegas.
Nick loved to work outside in his yard. He was a proficient builder who put a great deal of pride and quality into his work. Nick was a Pittsburgh Steeler and Pirates fan. Nick and Clara left Pennsylvania and came to Utah in the summer of 1976. Nick was preceded in death by Mom (Mary), Dad (Steve), and his brothers Lou, Pete, Paul and Mike. Go Steelers!
The Comadena family would like to give a special thanks to these amazing people: Dr. Keith Nelson of Cache Valley Hospital, the dialysis crew at Logan Regional, Dr. Ben-Jacob and his staff, Logan Regional Hospice, Legacy House, and Sunshine Terrace Rehabilitation (Ruth).
A family memorial service was held at Allen-Hall Mortuary on Monday, April 29. Nick was laid to rest in the Logan cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.allenmortuaries.net.
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Published in Logan Herald Journal on Apr. 30, 2013