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A Mass of Christian Burial for Nick S. D'Angelo of Kenmore was offered Monday in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 1085 Englewood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. Entombment was in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.

D'Angelo, 84, died unexpectedly Nov. 19, 1998, in Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Town of Tonawanda.

He was born in Red Rock, W.Va., and attended Vandegrith School in Vandegrith, Pa., through the ninth grade.

D'Angelo had a varied career, working as a shoe repairman, a nightclub manager in Detroit, and a chemical operator for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. in the Town of Tonawanda for 30 years. He also worked as a barber. He enjoyed gardening and volunteer work.

As an Army sergeant in World War II, he served in the Pacific Theater. He also was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

D'Angelo was an officer with the Buffalo Yerkes Film Union, representing workers in DuPont's Yerkes Film Research and Development lab. He was commander of Harry E. Crosby Post 2472, Veterans of Foreign Wars; president of the DuPont Retirees Club; and a member of the Town of Tonawanda Concerned Citizens Taxpayers.

He received the VFW Exceptional Service Award in 1994.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, the former Carmela Calanni; two sons, James of East Amherst and Fred of Williamsville; a daughter, Maria Heffter of East Amherst; and four grandchildren.


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