Nicholas Norman Spina, 81, of Fishers, passed away on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Hamilton Trace of Fishers. He was born on June 23, 1933 to Nicholas and Mildred (Rovegno) Spina in Union City, New Jersey.
Nick had worked in sales in both the retail and wholesale liquor industry for almost 40 years, before retiring in 1998. He moved from NJ to Fishers in 2012 to be closer to family and attended Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Noblesville. Nick was a longtime active parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Haskell, NJ. He was a wine expert with the Sommelier Society of New Jersey and attended St. John’s University in Long Island, NY.
He is survived by sons, Mark (Lynne) Spina and Chris (Diane) Spina of Clifton, VA; sister, Dorothy (John) Vorce; and his three cherished granddaughters, Emily Spina, Claire Spina and Nicole Spina.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dolores Spina; infant son, Jude Spina; and brothers, Edwin Spina and Arnold Spina.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 27, 2014, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 9900 East 191st Street in Noblesville, with Rev. Peter Logsdon officiating. Visitation will be Friday, December 26, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Road in Fishers, with additional visitation from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the church immediately prior to the service on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.