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Friday, January 13, 2017
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Nicholas D. Remaley, age 85, 133 Briar Cliff Road, Berwick, died at 2:20 a. m. Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Berwick Retirement Village II where he resided for the past two years.
Born on September 12, 1931 in New Eagle, Washington County, he was a son of the late Joseph and Cecelia (Nickolas) Remaley. He resided in Berwick since 1968.
Nick was a 1949 graduate of Monessen High School and also a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.
When he moved to Berwick he was employed at the former US Steel Shell Plant and later as the purchasing agent at the Berwick Hospital, retiring in 1981.
Nick was a member of St Mary's Immaculate Conception BVM Church and of Post 945 American Legion in Highspire.
His hobby was his garden, where he spent much time cultivating the plants and harvesting.
Nick served with the US Air Force during the Korean War for one year.
He was preceded in death by a son, Nicholas William Remaley in 1978 and a brother, Dallas Remaley.
Nick is survived by his wife, the former Caryll E. Jackson, with whom he celebrated 65 years of marriage on Aug. 25, 1951; two sons: Paul A. Remaley, and his wife Brenda, Berwick and Timothy A. Remaley, and his wife Vicki, Bloomsburg; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; four siblings: Elaine McVay, Pittsburgh; Frances Smith, Monongahela; Gene Remaley, and his wife Deborah, West Mifflin; and Lois Lecemby, Webster; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held on Friday at 1 p. m. in Rose Lawn Cemetery, West Front Street, Berwick, with his pastor, Rev. Francis J. Tamburro officiating. There will be no viewing.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg.