BOSCO, NICHOLAS R., 90 OF BLAIRSVILLE, PA (BRENIZER)
passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020, at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. He was born September 30, 1929, in Bradenville, the son of the late Angelo and Elisa (Brandimarte) Bosco. He was a veteran of the US Army having served during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the PA Department of Labor and Industry with over 40 years of service. He was a member of SS Simon & Jude Church, Blairsville, PA where he served on various parish committees. Nicholas was a dedicated member of the Blairsville Military Service Group and was instrumental in the creation of the Blairsville Area Veterans Float for use in various parades. He was an avid hunter, enjoyed polka dancing, gardening, traveling, and spending time with his family. Nicholas is survived by his wife of 66 years, Lillian “Dolly” (Flasick) Bosco; three daughters, Suzanne Ramsey and husband, Robert, of Indiana, Joanne Sloan and husband, Mark, of Duncansville, and Diane Rhea and husband, Henry, of Blairsville; 5 grandchildren, Rebecca (Ramsey) Brown and husband, Michael, of Galeton, Julie (Ramsey) Spehar and husband, Borut, of Somerset, Laura Ramsey of Ebensburg, Heather (Rhea) Frayvolt and husband, Eric, of Ligonier, Michael Rhea and wife, Danielle, of Indiana; 5 great grandchildren, Parker, Cecily, Adria, Lydia, Braylin and Colton; sister Judith Brinker of Latrobe, brother, Angelo Bosco of Latrobe; brother-in-law Joseph Flasick of Brenizer, and sisters-in-law, Judy, Elsie, and Jacquelyn Bosco. He was preceded in death by his son, Stanley Bosco in 2011; brothers Gustino, John and Ferdinand Bosco, and sisters Elisa (Bosco) Fleming, Mary and Sophia Bosco. The family will receive friends at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., 25 West Market Street, Blairsville, PA on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday, January 16, 2020, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A wake service will be held in the Funeral Home Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. Prayers of transfer will be held in the Funeral Home on Friday, January 17, 2020, at 9:15 a.m. prior to a funeral mass at SS Simon & Jude Roman Catholic Church, Blairsville, PA at 10 a.m. Fr. Stephen R. Bugay will officiate. VFW Post #5821 and the American Legion Post #0407 will conduct military services Friday morning. Interment will be in the SS Simon & Jude Cemetery, Blairsville PA.
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