Nicholas J Feola, Jr, age 78 of Spring Hill, Florida passed away October 16, 2012 at HPH Hospice Care Center.

He was born on April 11, 1934 in Bridgeport the son of Nicholas J, Sr and Michaelina Feola.

He married Ella his lifelong love September 11 1952 and they resided in Trumbull for 40 years and then moved to Springhill Florida in 1993.

He co-owned and operated Feola Bros Auto Repair in Bridgeport for 15 years. He then worked for Lincoln-Mercury also in Bridgeport. Finally he worked in the plumbing and heating business until his retirement.

Nicholas was Catholic by faith. He was very active in St Theresa's Church in Trumbull as well as a Eucharistic minister at Saint Joan of Arc in Springhill, Florida. He was a member of the Elks in Spring Hill, Knights of Columbus in Trumbull and Spring Hill, Florida as a past Grand Knight .

Nicholas truly enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather...not to mention wonderful brother, uncle and friend.

He was happiest when he was helping others. He was always busy "tinkering" in his garage and shed building or fixing something. He restored several antique cars over the years as well. He was a very patriotic man who loved his country and honored the serviceman and women who fight for our freedom every day.

Nicholas is survived by his loving wife, Ella, and , 4 sons, Nicholas J Feola, III and wife, Lynn of Chatham Massachusetts, Michael Feola and wife, Sharon of Springhill, Florida, Mark Feola of Albany, New York, David Feola and wife, Donna of Monroe, 9 grandchildren, Dina, Ava, Lori, Nicole, Michael, Daniel, Brian, Mark, Brianna, 13 great-grandchildren Janae, Emma, Avery, Chad, Connor, Sara, Ryan, Ellie, Alyssa, Carley, Clara, Cameron and Alexandria; and many neices, nephews and friends.

He was predeceased by his daughter Marianne Rombilus, his siblings, Ann, Sal, Marco, Terri, Peter, and beloved pet Chi-Chi. Funeral Mass will be held Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. at St Jude's Church in Monroe.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to HPN Hospice Brooksville, Fl.