Pici, Nicholas J. 79
Nicholas John Pici, 79, of McKeesport, passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, in his home. Born April 2, 1933, in Braddock, he was a son of the late John and Angeline (Cuoco) Pici. Nick graduated from Westinghouse High School in Wilmerding and was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He retired as a salesman from McKeesport Chrysler-Plymouth and was a parishioner of St. Patrick's Church in Christy Park. Nick also served as a lector, usher and Eucharistic Minister for the former Sacred Heart Parish in McKeesport, was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan. He is survived by his devoted wife, Carolyn (Knox) Pici; his six sons, Ricky, Nick (Marian), Michael (Sharon), John, Daniel (Courtney) and Brian (Angie) Pici; his two daughters, Angeline and Keri Pici; his 12 grandchildren, Jamie, Mary, Natalie, Dakota, Dylan, Max, Nico, Gianna, Nathan, Nina, Danielle and Sydney; his sisters, Jean Azzaro, Joanne Kelly and Molly Farina; nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Nick was preceded in death by his siblings, Helen Bruno and Alex, Michael and Ralph Pici. Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the DANIEL F. BEKAVAC FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles, PA 15132, 412-678-3454. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Patrick's Church with Father Matthew Elanjalith officiating. Procession to and burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery in North Versailles will follow. http://www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.