Flamminio,  Nicola "Nick"

Obituary of Flamminio, Nicola "Nick"

The death occurred at the Prince County Hospital on August 5, 2022 of Nick Flamminio age 89. His wife of 65 years, Doris (nee Hardy) was by his side. Nick came to Canada in 1952 from Italy. He met and married his first wife Vicky Vecchiarelli who died of polio 8 months after their daughter Theresa (Jim) was born. Doris and Nick met in Toronto one year later married and moved to P.E.I. Nick brought many talents. He had the pleasure of installing (one of the first) flooring in O’Leary Consolidated School, eventually moved on to carpentry, building a mall and several houses. He loved cooking, his natural talent for artistry can be seen and treasured by family members who so proudly display one of his paintings. He was always hospitable, enjoyed friends and family and his welcoming smile will forever be remembered. Loved by his furry friends especially Mindy. Nick is survived by grandchildren Alisha, Sean, and Sarah of Ottawa. Great grandchildren to Olivia, Amya and Ellie of Ottawa. Sisters Mary, Lena, Rita and Nino of Toronto, sisters and brothers-in-law Agnes Hardy of Summerside, Erma (Allan) MacAusland of Summerside and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Anna and Peter also his brother Rocky and two sisters. His in-laws Jacob and Rita Hardy. Brothers and sister-in-law Don Ranieri, Johnny Iacoupucci, Ralph Hardy, Gerald and Roma Hardy. Special thanks to the Doctors and Nursing Staff at the Prince County Hospital for the excellent care Nick received during his six weeks stay. Donations can be made directly to Prince County Hospital Palliative Care Unit at the PCH Foundation website. Cremation has been entrusted to the at East Prince Funeral Home, 245 Pope Rd., Summerside and a private celebration of Nick’s life is to be held at a later date.
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