SUNNYSIDE- Nick Dominic DeGiulio, age 86, passed away in his home on Sept. 12, 2008, after a long battle with cancer.
Nick was born March 7, 1922 in Pingree, Idaho, to Gus and Anna Rossi DeGiulio. He married Marie Sbrana on July 14, 1946 in Pisa, Italy.
He was an active member of the Catholic Church and a loyal member of the United Mine Workers of America for over 60 years.
Nick served in the U.S. Army during WWII, worked in the coal mines for 42 years and was also a scout leader. He was a council member for Sunnyside city for eight years, and he enjoyed his time fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Marie; sister, Mary Koompin; son, Jerry; grandchildren Jacon (Kim) and Nick (Anita); Great-grandchildren Ryan, Emma Rachelle Casey, Cayra, Takahra, Derik, Dylan, Dante, Emma, Olivia; lifelong friends, Tom and Carolyn Jones and Yvonne DallaCorte. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, two sisters and his son, Robert.
Funeral Mass Wednesday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m., Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Family will be at the church in East Carbon Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m. Committal service, Cliffview Cemetery, Price. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price, where friends are welcome daily.
Thank you to all the neighbors and friends who have been so kind and helpful. A very special thanks to Community Nursing Services, especially Debi Hanson and her husband, Tim, for going above and beyond the call of duty by ensuring our beloved Nick was as comfortable as possible during his last days.