John J. Nick

John J. Nick, 77, formerly of Fostoria and resident of Bradenton, Florida, died Jan. 29, 2017, in Bradenton.

He was born Feb. 25, 1939, in Fostoria, to the late Norbert Nick and Anna (Valenti) Nick-Tong. He married Syvilla J. “Sis” Schmersal May 29, 1974, in Gate City, Virginia.

Surviving is his wife, Syvilla J. Nick of Ottawa; two daughters, Michelle (Keith) Duling of Ottawa and Kathy (Nathan) Thompson of Fostoria; son, Scott (Jennifer) Ricker of Ottawa; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a step-sister, Donna Below of North Carolina.

He also was preceded in death by two daughters, Nicole Nick and Caroline Nick; a sister, Carolyn Gillig; and a step-sister, Sharon Corbin.

A funeral Mass will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church for John, Nicole and Caroline Nick. A luncheon will follow in the Parish Hall and their remains will be buried at St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. with committal prayers.

Memorials are suggested to American Heart Association or St. Wendelin Church in care of Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St, Fostoria, OH 44830.