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Nicholas A. Popa

May 29, 1929 October 14, 2018
Nicholas A.  Popa
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Obituary for Nicholas A. Popa

POPA, Nicholas A. - age 89, of Fenton, died Sunday, October 14, 2018. Visitation will be held 4-8 PM Friday, November 16 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 W. Silver Lake Rd., Fenton; and 10 AM Saturday November 17 at Fenton United Methodist Church, 119 S. Leroy St., Fenton with a Memorial Service to begin at 11 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to Fenton United Methodist Church, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, or Fenton Rotary Club.

Nicholas was born May 29, 1929 in Detroit. He married Donna Nygren on August 20, 1951. Nicholas attended Henry Ford Trade School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. He was a resident of Fenton and passionate community supporter since 1956, with involvement in Fenton United Methodist Church, Planning Commission, Jaycees, and Rotary. Nicholas was most proud of his role in the development of the First National Bank of Fenton, Fenton Business & Technology Park, and Epic Machine. He was honored to serve as Grand Marshal of the 4th of July Parade.

Surviving are: wife, Donna Popa of Fenton; two daughters, Debra (Gary) Teachworth of Midland and Janet (Cliff) Gardner of Horton; two grandchildren, Laura (Greg) Bugosh and Nicholas (Sara Stein) Teachworth; great-grandson, Nicholas Bugosh; sister-in-law, Barbara (James) Ganton; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by: his mother, Anna; two brothers, George and John; and best friends, Robert Nygren and Richard Beardsley. He will be lovingly missed by his bride of 67 years, his family, neighbors, and friends. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.


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Visitation

Friday

16

Nov

4:00 PM 11/16/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/16/2018 8:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road Fenton 48430 MI
United States

Visitation

Saturday

17

Nov

10:00 AM 11/17/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Fenton United Methodist Church

119 S Leroy St
Fenton, MI 48430

Fenton United Methodist Church
119 S Leroy St Fenton 48430 MI
United States

Memorial service

Saturday

17

Nov

11:00 AM 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Fenton United Methodist Church

119 S Leroy St
Fenton, MI 48430

Fenton United Methodist Church
119 S Leroy St Fenton 48430 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Fenton Rotary Club

Fenton United Methodist Church

119 S Leroy St
Fenton, MI 48430
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