Nicholas R. Segalla
07/30/1941 - 12/04/2017
Obituary for Nicholas R. Segalla
Nicholas R. Segalla, 76, of Rockford, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2017. Nick was born on July 30, 1941 in Rockford, the son of Nicholas and Antoinette Segalla. He was a 1959 graduate of St. Thomas High School and studied at St. Ambrose College.
Nick worked at Mueller Pinehurst for 25 years. He also owned and operated Nick Segalla’s Bowlers Pro Shop located in Park Lanes. Nick served as Association Manager and Director of the Rockford Bowling Association and was a member of the Rockford Bowling Hall of Fame. Train collecting was one of Nick’s passions. He was a founding member of the State Line S-Gaugers. Most notably, Nick was an avid Green Bay Packer fan. His children recall the only game they were allowed to watch on Sunday were the Green Bay games.
Nick is survived by his sister, Carol Segalla: brother, Mike Curtis: daughter, Toni (Russ) Hagerman: sons, Nick and Joe Segalla; grandchildren, Sammi and Becca Hagerman, Madison and Morgan Segalla, and Savannah, Nicholas and Eizabella Segalla. Nick was predeceased by his parents, and his faithful cat, Tiger.
Funeral Mass will be held Monday, December 11, 2017, 10:00 a.m., at St. Bernadette Catholic Church , 2400 Bell Ave., Rockford, 61103, with Fr. Ricardo Hernandez. Burial at Calvary Catholic Cemetery. A visitation will be held Sunday, December 10, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 3:45 p.m., Tony Gasparini Funerals, 6825 Weaver Rd. Rockford. A visitation will also be held Monday, before Mass, from 9:00 am to 9:45am in the church. Because Nick was such a huge Green Bay Packer fan, the family has requested you wear your favorite football jersey to the visitation, (preferably a Packer Jersey). Send online condolences at Tonygasparinifunerals.com. Tony Gasparini Funerals is honored to serve the family.
6825 Weaver Rd.
Rockford, IL 61114
2400 Bell Ave.
Rockford, IL 61103
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