Nick Polidora
1930 - 2021
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Nick Polidora, 90, of Southwest Greensburg, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, in Greensburg Care Center. He was born Dec. 20, 1930, in Connellsville, a son of the late Nicola and Lucy DiLallo Polidora. He was a member of St. Paul Parish, Greensburg. He was a veteran and served in the Marines. Prior to retirement, he was a Pennsylvania State Trooper with Troop A, Greensburg. Later, he worked for Greensburg Central Catholic in the maintenance department. He was a member of South Greensburg American Legion, Post 981, where he was a member of the honor guard for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid runner who ran 5K races, including the John Woodruff 5K. He was a proud graduate of Connellsville High School and was a season ticket holder for Falcons football games for many years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta Regotti Polidora; also six siblings. He is survived by his daughters, Cindy Colligan (Paul), Evelyn Miles (Mark) and Laura Carr (Donald); two sisters, Mary Nagy and Lucille Polidora; two brothers, Anthony Polidora and John Polidora; five grandchildren, P.J. Colligan, Nathaniel Colligan, Sean Colligan, Renee Miles and Nicole Carr; also, several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME, 524 N. Main St., Greensburg. A funeral Mass for Nick will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Paul Parish, 820 Carbon Road, Greensburg. Everyone please go directly to the church. All visitors to the funeral home and church are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Interment will follow in St. Rita Cemetery, Connellsville, with honors accorded by the South Greensburg American Legion, Post 981 Honor Guard and Pennsylvania State Police Ceremonial Unit. For online condolences, please visit www.kepplegraft.com.



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Published in Tribune Review from Mar. 3 to Mar. 4, 2021.
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March 4, 2021
Laura and Family so sorry for your Loss Your Father was a great man whom will be sadly missed and we were Blessed that he walked this earth. Blessings Prayers Healing Thoughts to all! RIP Brave Warrior! Mike Ross III Viera Florida
Mike Ross
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March 3, 2021
Nick was already retired by the time I started with PSP, but I remember him coming back to the PSP parties with all his buddies! You could always count on Nick for a laugh and a smile! What a great guy! May he Rest In Peace! My deepest condolences to his family.
Kathy Pilkington
Acquaintance
March 3, 2021
I remember Nick when he and his wife lived on Mace Street in Southwest Greensburg. He was a Pennsylvania State Trooper then. Nick was who you would rate as a good guy
Tom Cassidy
Friend
March 3, 2021
My condolences to your family. Nick was truly one of a kind! I will never forget years ago walking in the John Woodruff race and hearing someone yelling "Smitty"! I turned around to see Nick Polidora. I was surprised-- after not seeing him for about 12 years, and the last time he saw me I was in high school--he still remembered me! But that was the type of person he was.....never forgot a face! He was very special, and I am sure will be missed greatly! You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Nadine Greiner
Friend
March 3, 2021
Semper Fi Marine. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. R.I.P.
Brother Marine, McKeesport, Pa.
March 2, 2021
I’m so sorry Cindy and Evelyn about your dad!! I feel so bad. I will pray for him and you both, may god bless you and give you strength through this difficult time.
Linda Darazio
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March 2, 2021
My deepest condolences to the family.
Paul Lennert
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