Nicholas A. Longhi, of Agawam, passed away on January 4th at the age of 92.Nick was born on January 23,1929 to the late Nicola and Rose (Ceremelli) Longhi and proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He married Stella Koniczny in 1952 and together they settled in Agawam and welcomed their family. Nick was the proud owner of Nick Longhi Asphalt Paving and continued to work actively for over 70 years and also helped with the formation of Longhi’s Golf Course and Driving Range located in Southwick. In his leisure, Nick loved ballroom dancing with his late wife Stella who proceeded him in 2008, was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church, and enjoyed gardening in his spare time.
Nick is survived by his sons, Nicholas and his wife Sheryl of Southwick, Peter and his wife Linda of Agawam, Thomas and his wife Judy of Southwick, Michael and his wife Joan of Agawam, Mark of Agawam, and James and his wife Jenna of Southwick. To carry on his legacy, he leaves his cherished grandchildren; Nick, Peter (LeAnna), Lauren Poskanzer (Jared), Sarah, Jessica, Michael, Brett, Shanna Fraga (Kyle), James, Marissa and his great grandchildren Alena, Caleb and Madeline. Sadly, he was predeceased by his loving sister Rosemarie Fazio and brother Felix.
Private burial is at the Agawam Center Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Agawam Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
Published by The Republican from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.