Nicholas Stratigos

September 2, 2020 Cranberry Obituaries

Nicholas Stratigos

Nicholas G. “Nick” Stratigos, 60, of Cranberry Township died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, at Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford.

Born Sept. 21, 1959, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of Elizabeth McGuire Stratigos and the late George N. Stratigos.

Nick was a member of St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Cranberry Township and was affiliated with Living Faith Baptist Church in Fombell.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Duquesne University, where he belonged to the ZBT Fraternity, and earned a Master of Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University.

He served on the board of directors of numerous organizations, including the St. Ferdinand Men’s Club, the Miracle League of Western PA, the Enrichment Center of Western PA, the Keystone State Musical Theater, and the PA Society of Association Executives and Better Investing.

Nick was a lifelong community theater performer. He coached softball for several years for the Cranberry Township Athletic Association. Nick was also an avid Pittsburgh sports fan, and especially loved cheering on the Penguins.

Above all, he was a loving husband, father, son and brother, who will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered.

Nick leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 28 years, Cynthia L. Hillenbrand Stratigos, whom he married on Aug. 22, 1992; his children, Melina Stratigos of Lancaster, Elizabeth (Harry) Beck of Costa Mesa, Calif., and Erik Stratigos of Cranberry Township; his siblings, Thomas (Susan) Stratigos of North Hills, Margaret (David) Harris of Cranberry Township, Dianne (Barry) Kane of North Hills, Beth (Damon) Blankenship of North Hills, and Judith (Art) Bronder of Pittsburgh; and numerous nieces and nephews.

STRATIGOS — Friends of Nicholas G. “Nick” Stratigos, who died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, were received Sunday at Boylan-Glenn-Kildoo Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 130 Wisconsin Ave., Cranberry Township.

A celebration of life service was held Monday at Living Faith Baptist Church, 1718 Route 588, Fombell, with Pastor Mark Sentell officiating.

Donations may be made in Nick’s honor to Miracle League of Southwestern PA, P.O. Box 1519, Cranberry Township, PA 16066, or to Keystone State Musical Theater, 850 Cranberry Woods Drive #2223, Cranberry Township, PA 16066.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.boylanfuneralservices.com.


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