Nick DeFabio

Obituary of Nick DeFabio

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Nick DeFabio passed away on March 20th at St. Luke's Hospital. He was 92 years old. Nick was born on November 4th, 1928 and grew up in a small Hudson River town called Cedar Cliffe just south of Marlboro. Nick entered the Navy after High School. Upon his return, he attended Shedden's Beauty Studio and opened his first of many beauty shops in the Newburgh community. He operated as "Nick's Beauty Center" for over 50 years. Nick attended many competitions in NYC, and was known as one of the best hair colorists in the area. Nick married Rosalie Bongiovanni in Spring of 1953. He is survived by his daughter, Nicole Nicolis; son, Mark DeFabio and Julie DeFabio; grandchildren Brielle Nicolis, Cole Nicolis, Gianna DeFabio, Nina DeFabio, and Mia DeFabio. Nick was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and a dear friend to all who knew him. He was exceptionally talented with his hands, from crafting pasta and pizza to baking cookies and cakes. One of his greatest joys was cooking for and with his family and friends. Nick was the life of every party, and was loved by all who knew him. Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 26th from 4pm to 8pm at The DiDonato Funeral Home, 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro. A mass of Christian burial will be offered at St. Mary's Church, 1209 Route 9W, Marlboro on Saturday, March 27th at 11:30am. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Marlboro. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Carl J. DiDonato Jr. of The DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc. | 845.236.4300 |

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, March 26, 2021
The DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc
1290 Route 9W
Marlboro, New York, United States


11:30 am
Saturday, March 27, 2021
St. Mary's Church
1209 Route 9W
Marlboro, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Mary's Cemetery
510 Lattintown Road
Marlboro, New York, United States
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