Nicola Nick Girardo
Long Time Norwalk Resident
Nicola Nick Girardo, 81, a retired landscaper and long time Norwalk resident, died Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Norwalk Hospital after a brief illness. Nick was born in Sambiase, Italy, son of the late Nicola and Maria Cadorna Girardo on March 25, 1932.
He is survived by one daughter Maria Girardo Scicchitano; a son-in-law Vincent and three grandchildren that he adored Taylor, Rachel and Brandon Scicchitano, all of Norwalk. He is also survived by two brothers and one sister Pietro Girardo and Maria Girardo Ferrara of Italy and Salvatore Girardo of Australia, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Nick is predeceased by his brother Giovanni (John) Girardo and his sister Antonietta Girardo Bonaddio.
Nick immigrated to the United States in 1956 aboard the Andrea Doria. He was an avid gardener and was well known for his fruits, vegetables and homemade wine, which he shared liberally with numerous friends and family.
The funeral will be held on Saturday, February 22 at Magner Funeral Home. Nick's family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 - 11am with services at 11am followed by a burial at Riverside Cemetery. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please go to www.magnerfuneralhome.com