June 29, 1927 to September 5, 2022 Nicholas M. LaGuardia age 95 passed away peacefully at his home on September 5, 2022.
Born in Brooklyn, NY to Cono and Maria LaGuardia. He is predeceased by his loving wife of 67 years, Lena (nee Lucent). Also, predeceased by his son Cono (Bob), daughter Roseann and son Louis. Survived by his son Thomas (Donna) of Menomonee Falls, WI, daughter in laws Chris of Clearwater, FL, and Judy of Manchester, CT along with his son in law, Ron of Punta Gorda, FL. Also, survived by 7 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren.
After graduating from East New York Vocational High School he immediately enlisted as a teenager to proudly serve his nation during WW II in the US Army. As PFC he was stationed in Belgium as a guard within a United States prisoner of war camp. He was Honorably Discharged in 1946 and proudly became part of what we now recognized as the Greatest Generation. Upon return he immediately went to work utilizing his Vocational education in tool and die making, machining and carpentry. After retiring from the NYC Sanitation Department he continued onto a second career in carpentry. He was a very skilled craftsmen. No job was to small or too large to tackle. Never shying away from or putting off work it is a fitting memorial that he passed away on Labor Day!
He became a full time New Port Richey, FL resident in 1997. Most days he could be found in his shop either building home projects or making lifetime keepsakes for his family and friends.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at Tampa Gardens Senior Living and Life Path Hospice for the unending care and concern provided over the years but particularly over the last month.
In lieu of flowers donations are appreciated to Life Path Hospice at Chapters Health Foundation Donation – Chapters Health Foundation, Inc.
The family is receiving visitors on Tuesday, September 13th between 6 PM and 8 PM. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. James Catholic Church, 8400 Monarch Dr., Port Richey, FL at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 14th. A committal service will take place at 2:00 PM, Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.
5228 Trouble Creek Rd
- Tuesday, September 13, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM