BRIMFIELD — Nickolas J. DiGregorio, 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 4, 2021 at the Vero Healthcare Center of Wilbraham after a long illness.
Nick was born in Pearl River, NY on December 18, 1933, son of the late Francesco and Stephanie (DeMarco) DiGregorio; he was a devout and faithful Catholic. Nick played semi-pro football, coached little league, and loved to dance; he also served in the Army National Guard being stationed in New Jersey.
In his younger days, Nick married his high school sweetheart Irene O’Brien and eventually settled down in Brimfield. Nick owned and operated DiGregorio & Son Construction and was passionate about his work, especially his masonry skills; He also plowed for the state of Massachusetts for many years. Nick greatly enjoyed meeting new people, working, and spending time with his family and friends, especially his uncle Kenny and Uncle Bernie. All through Nick’s life, he was known as the crazy ginny with the meatball eyes; he will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. May he rest in peace.
Being predeceased by his wife Irene (O’Brien) DiGregorio; his nephew Jay; his niece Patty; his great-granddaughter Skylar, Nick is survived by his longtime companion Diane Froehlich; his son Nickolas DiGregorio Jr. and his wife Paula; his daughters: Vicki Finnegan and her husband Sean and Nickole DiGregorio and her fiancée Ricardo Cedeno; two sisters: Martha Goodwin and Concheta Brown; his brother Jack DiGregorio and his wife Gail; his sister-in-law Marion O’Brien; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends; he also leaves his four-legged girl Daisy.
In lieu of flowers, please share your fond memories with Nick’s family by sending a card to P.O. Box 505 Palmer, MA 01069. Thank you and God bless.
Private funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home.
A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com where you may offer condolences, share fond memories, or light a candle in remembrance of Nick.