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Nicola Parillo Sr., 72 of Orlando, FL passed away on Jan. 23, 2017. He was born in Treglia, Italy on April 12, 1945. Nicola emigrated with his family from Italy to the United States on February 11, 1960. After settling in the US, Nick was the proud owner of his own business, Nick's Place in Connecticut for 15 years. Always proud of his Italian heritage, he was a member of the Sons of Italy Club in CT. Nick was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors. A good game of black jack was always enjoyable as well as working his garden growing fruits and vegetables. Nick enjoyed sports and enjoyed watching the soccer club from Naples, Italy. The biggest joy in his life was spending time with family and friends. He loved being a good husband, father, brother and grandfather and loved to be with his family, especially on Sundays enjoying a big plate of pasta. Nick was also a spiritual person and was a devoted Catholic by his faith. Nick was preceded in death by his parents, Antonio and Maria Parillo and by his brother, Pasquale Parillo. He is survived by his loving wife, Rosa; his children: Phyllis "Nina" Parillo Sayad, Maria Parillo Fulford and Nicola "Nicky" Parillo Jr., his brother and sisters: Maria Vecchio, John Parillo and Antoinette Casale and by his grandson Garrett Nicholas Fulford.

The family will receive friends on Friday, January 26 from 6 - 8 PM at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, Winter Garden. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 27 at 10 AM at the funeral with entombment to follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Gotha, FL.