Nicholas A. Morea
- July 7, 1924 - September 17, 2012
- Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
of Nicholas' Passing
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“Everybody knew Nick. He was just a nice person all around.
1 of 10 | Posted by: Erika Stewart - PA
“Dear Cousins Nick & Mike: How very sad to say we truly are "distant" relatives!
Please know that I loved your Mother & Dad very much, and I'm...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Bordick Bosco - Hancock, MI
“Nick and Family, Mike and Tara, Martha and Pat,
I was sad to hear of Uncle Nick's passing. May God comfort you and your good memories of him...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Lynn Cummings and Family - OH
“Nick and Mike, sorry to hear about your dad passing away. I am sure he is missed by all along the sidelines of the football field.
He and my Dad...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jim and Bernie Cherre Dongiovanni - PA
“Nick, Please accept my deepest sympathy on the occasion of your Father's
passing. I knew your Dad all my life and I'm better for it.
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5 of 10 | Posted by: Dave and Rebecca Taraborrelli, daughter Audra Sarver - PA
“Our deepest sympathy to all the family, our prayers are with you.
6 of 10 | Posted by: Daniel & Roberta Lombardi - FL
“Nick & MIke,
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your father.
7 of 10 | Posted by: Donna & John Valdiserri - PA
“My thoughts and prayers are with you -- Randy Hall '76
8 of 10 | Posted by: Randy Hall - Beaufort, SC
“Condolences to Mike & Nick on the passing of you father. It was an honor to have known your father and know that he is at peace with our father in...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Chris Lessig - New Castle, PA
“Mikey and Family ~
We were so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
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10 of 10 | Posted by: Tracy Donghia-Dankmyer - PA
Nicholas A. Morea, 88, of Vandergrift died on Monday, September 17, 2012 in Belair Health and Rehabilitation Center, Lower Burrell.
Born on July 7, 1924 in Vandergrift he was a son of the late Frank and Rose (Elefante) Morea.
A lifelong resident of Vandergrift Mr. Morea was a 1942 graduate of Vandergrift High School and retired in 1990 after over 30 years of service from the Vandergrift Police Department where he had served as a lieutenant and chief.
A veteran of the US Marine Corps he served during WWII in the Pacific Theatre.
He was very proud that he had been a part of the Kiski Area Football Program since 1962.
He was a member of St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church, lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus and Fireman's Clubs, President of the Italian American Bari Society, member of the American Legion all in Vandergrift and the Slovak and Lithuanian Clubs in East Vandergrift. Mr. Morea was also a member of the FOP Allegheny Valley Lodge #39.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth (Perpich) Morea in 1974 and a son Thomas A. Morea in 1998.
Survivors include 2 sons, Nicholas F. (Kimberley) Morea of Plum Borough and Michael A. Morea and his companion Tara Belch of Pasadena, MD; grandson, Kevin Morea of Plum Boro; brother, Frank Morea of Glenshaw; sister, Martha Watterson of Vandergrift; long time companion, Pat Rametta of Vandergrift and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Thursday, September 20th from 2-4 & 6-9 pm in the Brady-Curran Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 429 Franklin Avenue, Vandergrift. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday at 10 am in St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church, Vandergrift with Father James Loew OSB as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Vandergrift where full military honors will be accorded by the Vandergrift Veterans Honor Guard, Inc.
The family suggest memorial contributions be made to the Kiski Area Cavalier Football Alumni Association, 219 North Warren Avenue, Apollo PA 15613.