ITALY — Nick Nardelli, 81, died unexpectedly on April 30, 2012 in his hometown of San Pietro Infine, Province of Caserta, Italy.
He was born Nov. 15, 1930, son of the late Diomira De Iulianis and Domenico Nardelli. He came to the United States in 1967 and opened Nick Nardelli’s on the corner of West Dover and South Main Street in Waterbury. Nick retired in 1996 and chose to return to his home town of San Pietro Infine, Province of Caserta, Italy, where he enjoyed the remainder of his life.
He leaves his brother Corraddo Nardelli and his wife Dina; his nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews all of Italy. He also leaves a niece Diana Troiano-Nardelli and three nephews, Anthony, Marco and Joseph Nardelli all of Middlebury.
Nick was predeceased by his brother, Joseph Nardelli.
A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 309 South Main St., Waterbury. Services were also held in Italy on May 2, 2012.
To send an online condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.