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Nicholas, 73, of LaBelle, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2023.
Nicholas, fondly known as Nick, was born to Nicholas and Gloria Fidanza, on July 9, 1950, in Trenton, New Jersey. He attended St. James Elementary School in Trenton where he played basketball at the CYO. He attended Notre Dame High School where he participated in their theater department, he played the role of Lancelot in their production of Camelot. He attended Kings College, Wilkes-Barre where he obtained his Bach-elor’s of Science Degree and then attended the University of Scranton where he received his Master’s Degree.
Nicholas loved music and with a few close friends in August of 1969, he spent a few days in a small cow pasture known as Woodstock. He was always searching for new knowledge and experi-ences. He became a master hypnotist, a Reiki healer and taught at his alma mater, the University of Scranton. Nicholas loved to dance, so upon moving to LaBelle he began teaching Ballroom Dancing classes with his wife. He was an active member of the LaBelle Masonic Lodge, where he served as Past Master of the Lodge, as well as its Secretary. He loved playing golf with his friends and played many courses all over the United States. Traveling and cruising were his favorite vacations spent with his wife and family.
Nicholas’ love for his community was shown in his time spent helping local organizations. His love of theater and music led him to The Firehouse Community Theater in LaBelle, where he created and directed multiple musical shows. He loved LaBelle and enjoyed supporting his wife at the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce events. And most importantly he loved his Brothers at the LaBelle Masonic Lodge. His helping, and care for his community, will be truly missed.
Nicholas is survived by his wife, Diane; his children, Nicholas (Jane) Fidanza of Austin, Texas and Melissa (Robert) Moss of Fort Myers, Florida; 3 grandchildren, Samantha, Matthew and Amanda; as well as 10 great grandchildren. He also leaves behind his brothers, Joseph and Robert and his sister, Patricia. He was proceeded in death by his father, Nicholas and mother, Gloria.
Nicholas will be remem-bered at a service held by his Masonic Brothers at Carlson United Methodist Church in LaBelle on Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. A luncheon will be served immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Masonic Lodge of Labelle # 379 F&AM, P.O. Box 1273, LaBelle, FL 33975.