NILES - Nicholas Mariotti Jr., 72, died 8:39 a.m. Sunday morning, April 7, 2013, at his residence in Niles.
Nick was born Feb. 18, 1941, in Youngstown, the son of Nicholas Sr. and Mary Levero Mariotti.
A 1959 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, Nick worked at US Steel for 22 years in the inspection department and later at Taylor Steel in Warren for 18 years as a splitter before retiring in 2003.
Nick was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish in Niles, Niles Frontliners and Rebounders and enjoyed sports, casino trips and most of all spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Sandra Stull Mariotti, whom he married Aug. 4 ,1962; a son, Nicholas G. (Nicholle) Mariotti of Leesburg, Va.; two daughters, Lisa (Michael) Sypert of Mount Juliet, Tenn., and Laurie (Scott) Paden of Niles; brother, Anthony (Kristine) Mariotti of Niles; sister, Marlene Mariotti of Niles; and seven grandchildren, Alyssa, Ariana, Alec and Andrew Sypert, Scott and Kyle Paden and Sophia Mariotti.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Carolyn Mariotti.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles, where Mount Carmel bereavement ministry will conduct prayers at 6:30 p.m.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, officiated by the Rev. John Michael Lavelle.
Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery.
Family and friends may view this obituary, email condolences and sign guestbook by visiting www.josephrossifuneralhome.com.