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Nick J. Kirlangitis, 84, of Wintersville died Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at his home. He was born on September 6, 1937 in Steubenville. He is the son of the late John and Dorothy Benos Kirlangitis. He is also predeceased by his brothers-in-law Gerald Bowman and Louis Craig; sister-in-law Janet Kirlangitis and loving mother of his children Ruth Carson.

Nick was a proud member of the 1957 Golden Warriors Class championship football team and enjoyed being an active member of the boosters for many years and shared his talents with the many fundraisers and events to support the program of soccer.

Nick was not afraid to work hard and he was extremely proud of the crafts he learned throughout his life, from painting to stained glass creations. He was proud of his Greek heritage and his ability to maintain a business like his father and uncle had in the community. He was self-employed having owned and operated businesses. His years and stint in the carnival and entertainment business were a happy time for him. He enjoyed traveling to different regions and meeting new people.

He lived his life the way he wanted to do things “His way” and make friends along the way. He was extremely proud of his family. He loved sharing stories and making people laugh, his smile could light up a room.

The survivors are son J. Allan (Ginny) Kirlangitis of Uniontown, PA; daughter Karen (John) Manfredonia of Cordova, TN; brother John Kirlangitis of Steubenville; sisters Melody Bowman of Canton, OH and Carole Craig of Wintersville; grandchildren Krisi, Kara and Kali Kirlangitis; great-grandchildren Kamryn Liggett, Evan Liggett and Kylar Brockway. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and his longtime partner Debbie.

He passed away surrounded by the love of his family and friends, the family would like to thank Valley Hospice for the loving care they provided and much thanks and love to his care team, Carole, Amanda and Debbie, they were with him every day and shared many laughs with him, he will be deeply missed by all who loved him.

Calling hours will be Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Mosti’s Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville. There will also be visitation on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Interment will follow at Fort Steuben Burial Estates. There will be a Trisagion service on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

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