Joseph F. Nicoletti, 75, of Lewiston, NY, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Niagara Hospice House in Lockport, NY, after a five-year battle with cancer. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph and Pauline (Gagliano) Nicoletti.
Joe was a lifelong resident of the Niagara Falls area. He attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1957. On May 9, 1959, he married Marie (Di Mino) Nicoletti at St. Joseph Church in Niagara Falls, NY. Joseph was the owner of the Tops Market on Military Road in the Town of Niagara, NY and also a location in Amherst, NY. He was also the owner of several B-Kwik Markets, including the location on 74th and Pine Ave. in Niagara Falls, NY, where he was the manager. He was an avid golfer and member of the Niagara Frontier Country Club in Youngstown, NY and was also a dedicated supporter and active member of the National Rifle Association. Joe was an outdoor enthusiast who especially enjoyed fishing, hunting and boating.
In addition to his wife of fifty-four years, Joseph is survived by his daughter, Lori Nicoletti of Niagara Falls, NY and was predeceased by one son, Mark Anthony Nicoletti. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Jeremy, Marina, Megan and Joseph; two daughters-in-law, Roxanne Nicoletti and Lora Clemens; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by two brothers, Benjamin Nicoletti and Angelo Nicoletti; and four sisters, Florence Smith, Phyllis (Harold) Edwards, Marie (Harry) Thurston and Rose Nicoletti.
There will be no prior visitation. Private funeral services and entombment will be held at the convenience of the family in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094. Arrangements by the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road. Niagara Falls, NY 14304.
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