Nick J. Sorgiovanni, 77 of Crucible, died Friday, February 15, 2013 in Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg.
He was born May 14, 1935 in Crucible, a son of the late Cosmo "Jack Sargent" and Dorinda Salvati Sorgiovanni.
Mr. Sorgiovanni was a graduate of Cumberland Township High School.
He had served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Mr. Sorgiovanni was a lifelong farmer and was well known for his potatoes, corn, and homemade wine. He was affectionately known as the "Potato Man".
Nick was also a retired coal miner from Isabella Mine, and a member of the United Mine Workers of America, and a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church of Crucible.
Surviving are a son, Joe Sorgiovanni of Phoenix, AZ; a daughter, Rose Frawley (Brian) of Mechanicsburg; six grandchildren, Stephanie, Anthony, Josef, Shawna, Dillon and Josh; five siblings, Mary Hopton of Carmichaels, Anna Kushon of Carmichaels, Rosa Buday of Crucible, James Sorgiovanni of Mantua, OH, and Gena Everly of Carmichaels.
Deceased is a son, Cosmo Sorgiovanni.
Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday in the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, where a Blessing Service will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Fr. John M. Bauer officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Crucible. Graveside Military Rites will be accorded by the United States Army. Condolences may be offered online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.