Nickolas E. Zurilla, 59, of West Union Street, Nanticoke, passed away July 5.
Born in Nanticoke, he was a son of the late Nickolas H. and Mary M. Ronczka Zurilla. He was a graduate of Nanticoke High School and proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He was employed as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers and Teamsters Local #401.
Our beloved Nick was the go-to man and a constant source of entertainment, laughter and wisdom for his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandmother, Sadie Zurilla; and uncles, Edward and Chester Ronczka.
Surviving are his sister, Diane Washik and her husband, Mark S. Washik; daughter, Kristy Place; granddaughter, Ella Place; nephew, Mark N. Washik; niece, Nicole Washik; cousin, Cora Ronczka Washik; and numerous cousins living out of state.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Stanley S. Stegura Funeral Home Inc., 614 S. Hanover St., Nanticoke, with deacon Thadeus Wadas officiating. Final interment will be in the family plot at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Newport Township. Friends may call 5 p.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Nick's memory to the Marine Corps Association Foundation.
Stegura Funeral Home
614 S Hanover St
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Published in Times Leader on July 11, 2013