Nicholas J. Cimino Sr. of Niagara Falls, a decorated Korean War veteran and former cabinet maker, died Thursday in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after a short illness. He was 74.
Born in Niagara Falls, he attended local schools and was a graduate of the former Trott Vocational High School. During the Korean War, he served in the Navy on the USS Leyte from 1951 until being honorably discharged in 1955.
During the 1960s and 1970s, Mr. Cimino was a cabinet maker at Ungaro Cabinets in Niagara Falls. Later, he worked at Certo Bros. Distributing Co. here until retiring in 1993.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Marie Salciccioli of Niagara Falls; three sons, Joseph of Lewiston, Anthony of North Tonawanda and Michael of Niagara Falls; a daughter, Maria Perri of Niagara Falls; a brother, Vincent F. of Roswell, Ga.; and nine grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1413 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. Entombment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.