OBITUARY

Nicholas J. Lavorgna Sr.

May 8, 1934October 7, 2020

Lewiston: Nicholas J. Lavorgna Sr. passed away on October 7, 2020 at CMMC after a brief illness. Nick resided in Peru, ME and is the son of James and Bambina (Ciccarelli) Lavorgna. He graduated from Stephens High School, class of 1953 and served in the U.S. Army with the Military Police stationed in Germany. Nick was very passionate about education, he graduated from Bridgton Academy and Bliss Business School and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Education from Husson College. His vocation was as a Business teacher for 35 years in the Mexico and Rumford School System. He was a member of the American Legion Post 24, Veterans of Foreign War Post 1248, The Snowshoe Club and The Maine Teacher’s Association. Nick was active in the community, teaching driver’s education in the summers, teaching adult education, and supervising the school’s prom each year. He created many programs and enjoyed his students very much. In his formative years, Nick worked a variety of jobs and started a business for his mother called “Lavorgna’s Spaghetti House”, which became well known in the Rumford area for homemade pasta and ethnic Italian food. He enjoyed many outdoor activities such as motorcycling, boating, skiing, walking, and traveling among many others. He was an avid hunter and fisherman often spending the different seasons with his children, son in-law and relatives. Nick and his wife Pauline lived a story book love story and he cherished his wife and children very much. He shared many fond memories with his grandchildren and especially enjoyed going to his grandson Jack’s sporting events. Nick loved life and lived with no regrets. He leaves behind his wife of almost 60 years, Pauline; his children, Nick Jr., John, and Lynn (Marc) Landry; his grandchildren Jack, Brittany, and Seneca; and several brothers-in-laws and sisters in-laws, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Nick is predeceased by his parents, his sisters Elizabeth (Charles) LaRocca, and Madeline (Eugene) Brown; and his brothers Michael (Diane) Lavorgna, James (Mary) Lavorgna, and Anthony (Gloria) Lavorgna. Private Services will be held at Holy Savior Church in Rumford, ME. Services are under the care and direction of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, 250 Penobscot Street, Rumford.

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Gerald Locke

October 14, 2020

Nick was a fine person & football player...R.I.P. teammate.

Dave Clement

October 11, 2020

Dear Polly = Dear John-

We are sorry for your loss- We use to talk with Polly and Nick when we were all out walking the East Shore Road-- and a month ago- I met John at the Spring and asked about his parents.
Our thoughts-
Sherry and Dave Clement - originally from Rumford
Walker Road Summer Residents

Fernando, Lina, Lucia Marchionda

October 9, 2020

Our deepest condolences and prayers to you Pauline and your family.✝️🙏🏻✝️

Karen Ellis

October 9, 2020

I'm sorry to hear of Nickolas' passing he was a wonderful man. May you feel the Lord's arms wrapped around you bringing comfort and peace during this difficult time.

Janet Ramey

October 9, 2020

Dear Aunt Pauline, Cousins Nicky, Johnny and Lynn,

I am so sorry for your loss I am thinking of you all.

Love,
Janet

Ron & Carolyn McHugh

October 9, 2020

Dear Pauline & Family, we are so saddened to learn of Nick's passing. He was such a gentle man with always a smile and kind words for everyone he met. Pauline, we pray that you will be comforted by many happy memories. RIP Nick.

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