Nick Nardelli, 81, died unexpectedly on April 30, 2012, in his hometown of San Pietro Infine, Province of Caserta, Italy. He was born November 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. Nardelli 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.
Nardelli was predeceased by his brother, Joseph Nardelli.
Memorial Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 309 South Main St., Waterbury.
Services were also held in Italy on May 2, 2012.
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