Philip “Butch” Nicosia, Jr.

Philip “Butch” Nicosia Jr., 65, of 888 Hunt Road, Lakewood, N.Y., formerly of 118 Valley View Ave., Jamestown, passed away at 2:41 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in WCA Hospital.

A lifelong area resident, he was born March 20, 1949, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of Josephine Guarnieri Nicosia and the late Philip Nicosia, Sr.

He was a communicant of St. James Roman Catholic Church.

Butch enjoyed participating in the daily activities at the Resource Center, especially listening to music, singing and dancing. He loved being around people and spending time with his family during the holidays and family gatherings.

Surviving are his mother, Josephine Nicosia of Jamestown; two sisters: Patricia Nicosia and Barbara (Rodney) Percy, both of Jamestown; his niece and nephews: LeeAnn (Damon) Pierce of Cranberry, Pa., and Jesse Percy and James Percy, both of Jamestown; his great-nieces and nephews: Noelle (Timothy) Butler of Manahawkin, N.J., Brooke Pierce and Wren Percy, both of James-town, Nicholas Pierce of Cranberry, Pa.; as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today, (Saturday) in St. James Catholic Church. The Rev. Darrell G. Duffy, pastor, will be celebrant. Burial will be in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 9 a.m. to the time of the Mass today, in the Lind Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the The Resource Center, 200 Dunham Ave., James-town, NY 14701.

You may light a candle in remembrance of “Butch” at www.lindfuneralhome. com.