WARREN - Nicholas G. Paidas, 87, passed away at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Just Like Home.
Nicholas was born Sept. 6, 1925, in Boston, the son of George and Mary Paidas.
He was raised in Weirton, W.Va., and moved to Warren in 1946 after leaving the service, and was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. He retired in 1985 from UNSCO as a salesman after 10 years. He previously worked at Warren Towel Supply for 20 years.
Nicholas was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, AHEPA Zeus Chapter 88, Yasou and the Senior Citizens of the Church. He enjoyed working with his hands, his cats and especially his grandchildren. He served during World War II in the U.S. Army 90th Infantry Division and received the Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with five Bronze Stars.
Nicholas is survived by his wife, Faye Paidas, whom he married July 13, 1952; two sons, Dean (Mary K.) Paidas of Boardman and John (Peggy) Paidas of Warren; three grandchildren, Kathryn, Alyssa and Alexis Paidas; sister-in-law, Mary Paidas of Warren; niece and godchild, Kathy Kondus; and nephews, Louie Kondus, John (Esty) Kondus, George and Harry (Cathy) Paidas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Peter G. Paidas; and two sisters, Stella Kondus and Kellie Paidas.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, with a Trisagion service at 5 p.m., and from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel in Warren. A service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Warren with the Rev. Constantine Valantasis officiating.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Warren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may go to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 429 High St., Warren, OH 44481.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to the Paidas family.