1/27/56 - 1/15/21 Former San Pedro resident, Nicholas Anthony Felando, died from COVID-19 in Encinitas, CA. He was born to Dr. Gerald and Sonna Felando. He graduated from Miraleste High School and won a scholarship trip to Japan. He worked as a general contractor for many years and later became a caretaker for his mother. Nicholas had a huge heart for others and a bright mind. He was a talented singer and wordsmith, often writing poetry and songs. He could accomplish anything he put his mind to. He enjoyed studying theology and shared his strong faith in Jesus Christ with everyone he met, often through his favorite greeting, "Merry Christmas and Happy Resurrection Day". He is survived by a wife of 20 years, Terri (David) Knoedler, daughters Nicole (Charlie) Davis and Gina Felando, and grandchildren Carly and James. He is also survived by his sister, Cynthia (Ron) Smith and both parents. He will be missed dearly.
Published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Feb. 24, 2021.