Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

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Nicholas L. Pillarella, Sr.

Passed away on January 23, 2020

Nicholas L. Pillarella I., age 88.  Late of Schererville, Indiana formerly of the East Side.  Passed away on January 23, 2020.  Beloved husband of the late Lillian for 63 years.  Loving father of Nicholas II (Cecilia), James (Debbie), and Steven (Evelyn) Pillarella.  Devoted grandfather of Vinnie (Meghan), Jessica, Melissa (Donovan), Bianca, Joe, and Luke.  Dearest brother of the late Mary Pritchard and the late Luke Pillarella.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Also survived by many cherished friends.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy – Korean War.  Nick retired as an engineer from LTV Steel with 46 years of dedicated service.  He was a founding member of the Calumet Yacht Club.  Funeral Services Friday, January 31, 2020 where friends may visit with the family from 9:30 am until time of Memorial Mass at 10:00 am DIRECTLY at St. Maria Goretti Church 500 Northgate Dr. Dyer, Indiana 46311.  Arrangements entrusted to Elmwood Funeral Chapel, St. John.  For more information 219-365-3474 or www.elmwoodchapel.com

Funeral Mass:
St. Maria Goretti Church
500 Northgate Dr.
Dyer, Indiana 46311
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 10:00 am

Visitation Location

St. Maria Goretti Church
500 Northgate Dr.
Dyer, Indiana 46311

Visitation Information

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 9:30 am until 10:00 am

"To Nickie,Jim,Steve and Family"s, I am so sorry about Uncle Nick, you guys have had a tough 6 month's,and I am lost for words,I know now is not the time to call, but our thoughts and prayers are with you all. "
- Luke PillarellaJr.& Terrie
January 23, 2020 5:49 pm

"Nick, Cecelia, Vinnie, Jessica, Melissa, and Bianca, Our deepest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father/grandfather. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your many happy memories help console you at this difficult time. Love, The Livermore's - Brian, Lisa, Nina &Tony"
- Brian & Lisa Livermore
January 28, 2020 5:52 pm

"Rest in peace Nick. I will always remember your hard work, compassion, and desire to help others."
- Harry Page
January 29, 2020 12:57 pm

Candles Lit
"My heart,prayers go out to the pillarella family "
- Evelyn murphy
January 24, 2020 2:51 pm