Sturbridge: George Nasto, 75, of Colonial Dr., died Tuesday, Sept. 9th, in the Harrington Memorial Hospital, Southbridge, after an illness.
He leaves his wife of 35 years, Alexandria (Veshia) Nasto; a brother-in-law, Vasil Veshia and his wife Lois of Worcester; a niece Jennifer and her husband Nicholas Hopley; a great nephew, Maxwell Hopley and a great niece, Julia Hopley. He was predeceased by a brother, Vasca Nasto and a sister Poliksena Lazarou and her husband, Ernest. He was born in Korce, Albania, the son of Rafail and Nunca (Chipa) Nasto. He attended the former Mary E. Wells High School in Southbridge. He was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War.
George worked at the American Optical Co. in Southbridge for 42 years retiring many years ago. He was a devoted member of the St. Michaelís Orthodox Church in Southbridge. He was a member of the Quinebaug Masonic Lodge A.F & A.M. in Southbridge. He was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. He enjoyed golfing, cooking, painting and singing.
His funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 12th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Michaelís Orthodox Church, Roumanian Ave., Southbridge. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Southbridge. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, Sept. 11th, in St. Michaelís Orthodox Church from 5:00 to 8:00pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Michaelís Orthodox Church, P.O. Box 823, Southbridge, MA 01550.
The Daniel T. Morrill Funeral Home, 130 Hamilton St., Southbridge, is directing arrangements.
Born: September 28, 1932
Place of Birth: Korce, Albania
Death: September 9, 2008
Place of Death: Southbridge, MA
Alexandria Nasto, Spouse
Vasil Veshia, Brother-in-law
Jennifer Hopley, Niece
Maxwell Hopley, Great nephew
Julia Hopley, Great niece
Preceded in Death By
Vasca Nasto, Brother
Poliksena Lazarou, Sister
Rafail Nasto, Father
Nunca Nasto, Mother
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