June 16, 2013
Nicholas Taormina, 94, of Oswego died Sunday June 16, 2013 peacefully with his family by his side, in Houston TX at his son’s home. Mr. Taormina was born in Minetto, NY, the son of the late Phillip and Antoinette (Castiglia) Taormina. He retired in 1982 from the Carpenter’s Local # 747, Oswego, in May 2012 with 50 years of continuous membership; he was awarded a Life Membership. Mr. Taormina served in the United States Army-Air force during World War II. He was a member of St. Joseph Church Oswego and the Oswego Moose Lodge. Mr. Taormina was predeceased by his wife Betty M. Taormina in 1994, and his siblings Vincenzo (James) Taormina, infant Larry Taormina, Joseph Taormina, Samuel (Salvatore) Taormina, Tony Taormina, Mary Malambri, Frederick (Alfredo) Taormina, Susan Frani, Anna Demmins, Kathleen Arduini, and Anthony Taormina. He is survived by his children Nicholas T. (Thelma) Taormina of Houston, TX, Donna M. (Roger) Johnson of Colorado, his brother Larry Taormina, of TX, 3 grandchildren Kimberly, Roger, Dawn, and 8 eight great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday 8:00 a.m. from the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home and 9:00a.m. in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hours will be Thursday 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.at the funeral home 147 W.4th. St Oswego. The Family requests donations in lieu of flowers to be sent to “Houston Hospice”, 1905 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 on his behalf. http://www.houstonhospice.org Houston Hospice is a non-profit organization.