In Memory of Nicholas Nicholas





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Nicholas Nicholas

Nicholas “Nick” Nicholas, 87, of Speigletown, beloved husband for over 64 years of Barbara A. Keary Nicholas of Speigletown, peacefully entered into eternal life at home surrounded by his family on Sunday, September 6, 2020. Born in Watervliet, he was the son of the late Stephan and Elizabeth Tzibitzides Nicholas and was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School, Class of 1952. Nick served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 and was awarded the Occupation Medal (Germany), the National Defense Service Medal and his Honorable Discharge. Nick retired from Western Electric Phone Company in Albany in 1989 and for 40 years along with his brother Tom, were the well known owners and operators of Nicholas Brothers TEXACO Service Station on RT-40 in Speigletown. Mr. Nicholas was a member of St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church in Troy, AHEPA Chapter 306 of Troy, was a Charter Member of the Pontos Society at Church. Beloved husband of Barbara, devoted father of Christine (Bob) VanWie of Pittstown, NY and Steven (Theresa) Nicholas of Lake Ariel, PA, dear brother of Edward Nicholas of Speigletown and the late Paul Nicholas, Thomas Nicholas, Helen Amanitides and Mary Kalogridis, cherished grandfather of Daniel (Nicole) Moreno, Anthony Moreno, Diana Nicholas and Steven Ball, adored great grandfather of Liliana Moreno and Daniel Moreno, also survived by several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc., 565 Fourth Avenue (at the corner of 115th Street in Lansingburgh), Troy, NY 12182 on Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Trisagion Service will be held that evening in the funeral home at 6:30 p.m. Facial covering (mask) and six foot social distancing must be adhered to both inside and outside of the funeral home where there are capacity limitations. Hand sanitizer will be available at the funeral home. The funeral service on Friday at St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church in Troy will be held private for the family due to capacity limits. Interment with military honors will be held in Elmwood Hill Cemetery, Troy. In lieu of flowers, Nick desired that memorial contributions be made to the Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club, 501 Fourth Ave, Troy, NY 12182 or to St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church Memorial Fund, 909 River St., Troy, NY 12180. Please Share a Memory or express your on-line Condolences by using the tabs on this web page. Please remember what Nick always said, “Talk is cheap.”