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Nicholas Solyan, 90, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Hermitage, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home early Monday morning (Oct. 9, 2017).
Nick was born Dec. 1, 1926, in Arcadia, Pa., a son of Andrew Solyan and Victoria (Bucsina) Solyan.
He served in the Army, a veteran of WWII, receiving a Victory Medal, and a veteran of the Korean War. He then served in the Merchant Marines.
Nick retired from Westinghouse, Sharon, as an industrial engineer.
He belonged to St. John's Episcopal Church and was a former member of Church of The Redeemer.
Nick was a member of VFW, volunteering at the golf course. He enjoyed planting flowers there and assisting with all duties. He also enjoyed planting flowers at his church, St. John's Episcopal and taking care of them.
Nick was also very active with The Good Fellows and loved helping with the toys for the kids at Christmas time.
He was married to Rosetta (Cameron) Solyan who passed away March 29, 2009.
Nick's family includes: a daughter, Diane Solyan married to Isoa Matiavi, residing in Los Angeles; a son, David Solyan and his wife Angela Solyan residing in Tequesta, Fla.; two grandchildren, Ashley Solyan residing in Stratford, N.J., and Bradley Solyan, Tequesta, Fla.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; his wife; a daughter, Cynthia Solyan, who passed away Oct. 1, 2013; and all his sisters and brothers: Anna Danchek, Michael Solyan, Andrew (Junior) Solyan, Mary Paulick Molovich, Helen Schaffer Bartholomew, Charles Solyan, George Solyan, Joseph Solyan, John Solyan, Sue Hahn, Margaret Billioni and Paul Solyan.

Nicholas, 90, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Hermitage.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (10-17-17) and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (10-18-17) in JOHN FLYNN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC., 2630 E. State St., Hermitage. Online condolences at www.flynnfuneralhome.com.
Funeral service: 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. John's Episcopal Church, Sharon, with Rev Adam Trambley officiating,
Burial: Nick's cremains will be placed in the church columbarium.
Published on October 14, 2017
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