Nick Pappas, 94, of Newcomerstown, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at the Union Hospital, Dover.

He was born Tuesday, Dec. 24, 1918, in Newcomerstown, to the late James and Samantha (Nellis) Pappas.

He was a Newcomerstown High School graduate.

He was a US Navy World War II veteran serving from June 13, 1944, until Feb. 13, 1946.

He retired from Simonds Industries of Newcomerstown.

He was a member of the American Legion of Newcomerstown.

On Monday, Dec. 18, 1939, he married Beatrice (Powell) Pappas, who survives.

He is also survived by one daughter, Jean Edwards of Dayton; two sons, James (Melody) Pappas of Newcomerstown and David

(Linda) Pappas of Glasgow, Ky.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Helen of Peoria, Ill., and Thelma of Florida.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Mike and George; and three sisters, Kathryn, Mary and Stella.

No services are planned.

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