Nicholas J. Ippolito, 66, of Fulton, passed away on Wednesday, September 13 at Upstate University Hospital after an extended illness. He was born on April 1, 1951, in Fulton, a son to the late Anthony and Isabelle Procopio Ippolito. Nick was a graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School and a retiree from National Grid in North Syracuse. He enjoyed playing guitar, NASCAR and a car enthusiast. Nick was predeceased by his brother, Anthony.
He will be greatly missed and forever loved by his wife of 44 years, Barbara; two children, Nicholas (Jennifer Callen) Ippolito and Kimberly (Steven) Watts both of Fulton; three grandchildren, Cassandra Hartranft, Brayden Ippolito and Logan Watts; two brothers, James (Patti) Ippolito of Arizona and Joe Ippolito of Fulton as well as several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 17 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. on Monday, September 18 at Holy Trinity Parish, corner of Rochester and South Third Streets in Fulton with burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. For those wishing, contributions may be made to the B. Thomas Hope Lodge, 1120 S. Goodman Street, Rochester, New York 14620, in Nick’s memory.